Monthly Archives: September 2016

Name change for the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences

The School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences has changed its name to the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. The change was approved by the University of Alaska Board of Regents during its September meeting. While a school tends to be … Continue reading

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AOOS news: Meet Amanda Kelley

Story originally found on the Alaska Ocean Observing Network website. Meet Amanda Kelley, an assistant professor at UAF’s College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, and the co-Director of the UAF Ocean Acidification Research Center. Amanda took some time to answer … Continue reading

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New “Burke-O-Lator” system installed at Ketchikan shellfish facility

Story originally found on the Alaska Ocean Observing Network website. On Aug 29, the OceansAlaska shellfish hatchery in Ketchikan became the second hatchery in the state to monitor for ocean acidification.  The instrument, known as a “Burke-O-Lator” after its developer … Continue reading

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Tagging study finds distance-swimming big skates

by Lauren Frisch, 907-474-5350 Big skates are capable of traveling thousands of kilometers, and many don’t have the sedentary lives that were historically associated with the species, according to a new study by University of Alaska Fairbanks researchers. Their study … Continue reading

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Faculty Focus: Franz Mueter

by Barb Hameister Originally from Germany, Franz Mueter first came to UAF in 1988 for a one-year foreign studies program and fell in love with Alaska. Soon after, Franz enrolled in the graduate program at the School of Fisheries and … Continue reading

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