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Professor receives award to study global oceans

by Lauren Frisch A University of Alaska Fairbanks assistant professor will study tiny animals and particles across the world’s oceans after receiving an award from the National Science Foundation. Andrew McDonnell, with the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, received … Continue reading

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Glacier meltwater into Southeast Alaska estuaries influences fish diets

by: Lauren Frisch In most estuaries, fish feed on ocean- and river-dwelling plants and animals.  However, fish living in some estuaries near Juneau also have the option to eat terrestrial and freshwater species delivered by glacier meltwater. Estuaries are coastal water … Continue reading

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2013 Alaska Marine Science Symposium

  Alaska Marine Science Symposium: Day 4 – Thursday, Jan. 24 Thursday’s talks at the Alaska Marine Science Symposium highlighted research from the Gulf of Alaska. In the morning, UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences professor Russell Hopcroft presented … Continue reading

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