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Our Mission


The Sitka Sound Science Center is dedicated to increasing understanding and awareness of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems of Alaska through education and research.

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Featured Research Programs

Coastal Resilience

Were tracking how climate change and other influences are affecting kelp and abalone populations in Sitka Sound.

Marine Debris

We've been involved in Marine Debris research, cleanup, and outreach since our inception.

Orca Projects

Real world connections and how seemingly different disciplines like science and art can come together to make something amazing.

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Featured Education Programs

Scientists in the Schools

Creating a student population with an appreciation for marine ecology.

Summer Camps

Our camps promise to be some of the most fun and adventurous experiences for being involved in science!

Behind the Scenes

Fun learning events for adults – featuring stand-alone sessions that explore features of the marine environment that we celebrate at the Science Center

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Science Center memberships are great gifts to give to family and friends!

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