Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center
The mission of the UAF Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center is to increase the value of Alaska's fishing industry and marine resources through research, technological development, education and service.
Monthly Reports – What has been happening at KSMSC?
Our faculty and staff provide updates about their activies – teaching, research and public service at KSMSC.
March 29 – Seafood Scientist Chuck Crapo Retiring: this week at SFOS 3/29/13
Professor Chuck Crapo is retiring this month from the University of Alaska Fairbanks after 30 years of service, teaching, and research in the field of seafood science. [Learn more]
April 10 – Institute of Food Technologists recognizes Oliveira's expertise
Associate Professor Alex Oliveira has successfully earned the designation of Certified Food Scientist from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), an international organization that advocates for a safe and abundant food supply for the world. [Learn more]
May 30-31 – AMSEA Drill Conductor Class at KSMSC – Kodiak, Alaska
Alaska Marine Safety Education Assoc.'s (AMSEA) Drill Conductor courses are U.S. Coast Guard accepted and recommended for captains and crew serving on any commercial vessel. Funding from the NIOSH and the U.S. Coast Guard may waive course fees for licensed commercial fishermen, skipper and crew. [More] [Register online]
June 4-6 – Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Workshops (HACCP) Workshop – Kodiak, Alaska
HACCP is a process that has been established for seafood processing to prevent foodborne illness. This workshop helps Alaska seafood processors set up and carry out this federally mandated program. [Learn more]
September – Smoking Fish for Fun and Profit – Kodiak, Alaska
This 3-day workshop offers lectures and hands-on activities led by seafood scientists at UAF's Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center. Topics include the principles of fish smoking, safety of smoked products, preparation of fish sausage, pink salmon sausage, cold-smoked sockeye and hot-smoked coho. Additional information is forthcoming. [Learn more]
September 26-28 – Arctic AAS Science Conference – Kodiak, Alaska
Concern about the future of Alaska's marine resources, particularly the fisheries, revolve around the status of research and education and our ability to wisely utilize this cornucopia. The 2013 Arctic Science Conference will feature a variety of sessions focusing on marine science, sustainability, circumpolar health, and interdisciplinary education. [Learn more]
April 2014 – Second Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium
The Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS) will present selected results of marine research conducted near Kodiak, Alaska, to fishermen, students, and residents of Kodiak Island. At KAMSS, researchers will have an opportunity to talk about their research and local people will learn how Kodiak's marine environment and resources function, change, and affect their lives and livelihoods. Additional information is forthcoming. [learn more]