Monthly Archives: January 2015

New publication available “Sustaining the Yukon River Chinook System: A Resilience Approach”

Two dozen scientists, managers, stakeholders, and graduate students met at the University of Alaska Fairbanks for an invitational workshop titled “Fostering Resilience in Yukon River Chinook” to brainstorm new ideas to foster long-term survival of both Chinook (King) Salmon stocks and rural communities that depend upon them. Some of their approaches are outlined in the workshop-derived booklet “Sustaining the Yukon River Chinook System: A Resilience Approach.” Continue reading

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Students showcase research at Alaska Marine Science Symposium

University of Alaska Fairbanks students dominated the student awards at the 2015 Alaska Marine Science Symposium in Anchorage Jan. 19 – 22. School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences students won both categories for oral presentations. Four of the five poster awards were also awarded to UAF students. Continue reading

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UAF seeking dean for School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is seeking a new dean for the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. The job posting can be found at this link: http://www.uakjobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=86344 More information about the school, the position, and the search timeline is … Continue reading

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First High Frequency Radars installed in Antarctica

Oceanographers Peter Winsor and Hank Statscewich of the University of Alaska Fairbanks recently embarked on an adaptive sampling adventure with Adelie penguins in Antarctica. The researchers are part of a team deploying a coordinated ocean observing network to better understand ecological connections along the Western Antarctic Peninsula. In November, they installed the first High Frequency Radar units in Antarctica. Continue reading

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