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The Triaxus carries oceanographic monitoring equipment through an undisturbed water column off the stern of the ship. Photo courtesy of Seth Danielson.

The Triaxus carries oceanographic monitoring equipment through an undisturbed water column off the stern of the ship. Photo courtesy of Seth Danielson.

The Institute of Marine Science includes many oceanography and marine science laboratories.

UAF Seward Marine Center
Although not part of the Institute of Marine Science, the UAF Seward Marine Center is also part of the UAF School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences. The Center provides access to salt water laboratories and the coastal environment. There are excellent laboratories, constant temperature chambers and a running seawater system. There is also a 4-plex apartment unit for visiting scientists. Scientists from other institutions are welcome to apply for research visits to the facility. The Seward Marine Center is the planned homeport for the R/V Sikuliaq.