2001 News Archive
21 December 2001
UAFOfficials at the University of Alaska Fairbanks have signed an agreement with the Russian Academy of Sciences to establish a marine science training and education laboratory in the Russian Far East city of Vladivostok. See the press release from UAF.
15 November 2001
Fisheries DivisionThe AP reported that a fisheries building at Lena Point is the UA regents' top new construction project priority. Some background information on the proposed facility is available on the National Marine Fisheries Service website.
8 November 2001
Fisheries DivisionSalmon hatcheries in Alaskas Prince William Sound have not contributed to the decline in the regions wild salmon stocks, according to a group of state, University of Alaska and federal biologists.
1 November 2001
A Sea Grant news release.
4 October 2001
NURCTwo years ago Alvin, the deep-diving submersible that found the Titanic, was in Alaska, plumbing the ocean depths off Kodiak Island. While it didn't find any sunken ocean liners, it observed deep-sea crabs, helped map undersea mountains and located methane seeps. But Alvin's biggest contribution may have been whetting the appetites of scientists to learn more about what may truly be Alaska's last frontier.
9 February 2001
A UAF news release.
9 January 2001
A UAF news release details how UAF scientists are pursuing research on Steller sea lion declines, commercial fishing impacts, and ecosystem changes, thanks to more than $1 million donated by the pollock industry.
Scientists get crabby: Crab declines are among topics to be discussed at Sea Grant/Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium
5 January 2001
A Sea Grant news release