Alaska Sea Grant
Alaska Sea Grant is a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Alaska Sea Grant enhances the sustainable use and conservation of Alaska's marine and freshwater resources through research, outreach and education.
Alaska Sea Grant supports researchers and university graduate students contributing new knowledge about healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable fisheries and resilient coastal communities. Alaska Sea Grant also recruits students into career-building national and state scholarships and fellowships in marine policy, fisheries population dynamics and other marine fields.
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program faculty, located in coastal communities across Alaska, build partnerships that provide technical assistance to support economic development, marine literacy, workforce development and resource management. Thousands of adults and youth across the state attend workshops and presentations by ASG each year.
As part of its education mission, Alaska Sea Grant supports marine literacy among K-12 teachers and students through curriculum and other learning resources and training. Alaska Sea Grant produces publications and website resources available via an online bookstore that help the public understand Alaska’s diverse marine ecosystem. Alaska Sea Grant also keeps scientists connected through community-based regional scientific conferences and through scientific symposia, including the international Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium series.