UAS supports a wide array of collaborative research activities:
Alaska Coastal Rainforest Center (ACRC) is a collaborative organization led by UAS that links the University of Alaska system with state, federal, & local agencies and non-governmental organizations. Meeting the highest standards of scholarship, ACRC develops and delivers educational opportunities, facilitates research, and promotes learning for the community about temperate rainforests. ACRC facilitates public policy dialogue and fosters a greater understanding of the interactions among rainforest ecosystems, communities, and social and economic systems. Contact: Allison Bidlack or 907-796-6269.
Alaska EPSCoR is a university-state partnership which builds Alaska-based research capacity. As the only undergraduate-research focused UA campus involved, UAS has been actively involved in management and research aspects of this program and has thus far received %7e$700,000 in support during Phase 3 Resilience and Vulnerability in a Rapidly Changing North: The Integration of Physical, Biological and Social Processes (2008-2010). UAS faculty are co-Primary Investigators and cooperators on a recent 5-year, $25 million proposal for the next Phase: Alaska EPSCoR Phase IV: Resilience, Adaptation, and the Dynamics of Northern Social-Ecological Systems, which primarily focuses on the themes of Water, Ecosystem Services, Mobilities, and Systems Modeling and potentially increases the undergraduate research capacity at UAS. Contact: Sanjay Pyare (Campus Liaison) firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-796-6007.
Alaska Climate Science Center. UAS is directly involved with the U.S. Geological Survey, UAF, and UAA in the planning of this new regional resource. Contact: Eran Hood (Campus Liaison) email@example.com or 907-796-6244.
Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit and the Alaska Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit are resources for university-agency partnerships and fast-tracking collaborative funding among partners. If you are an agency or faculty member in need of guidance about initiating an agreement through UAS see the CESU information under the Proposals tab. Contact:Sanjay Pyare (CESU rep) firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-796-6007 or Kelly Jensen (Proposal Coordinator) email@example.com or 907-796-6007.
UAS Spatial Ecosystem Analysis Lab (SEALAB) is the southeast-Alaska node of the Geographic Information Network of Alaska (GINA), gateway to te university's geospatial information resources. SEALAB specializes in analytical natural-resource and ecosystem applications as well as co-sponsors a multi-agency data sharing partnership, the Southeast Alaska GIS Library Contact: Sanjay Pyare (Coordinator) firstname.lastname@example.org or 907-796-6007.
UAS Genomics Laboratory Contact: Dave Tallmon (Coordinator) email@example.com or 907-796-6330.
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (Juneau Campus). UAS and UAF-SFOS engage in a number of research and graduate-academic collaborations.