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NOAA Fisheries Personnel Default Profile

Oleksandr Stefankiv

Fisheries Biologist (Contractor, AIS)
Fish Ecology Division
Pacific salmon habitat, GIS, Remote Sensing
Office: (206) 860-3229

Oleksandr Stefankiv

Fisheries Biologist (Contractor, AIS)


Oleksandr has worked at the Northwest Fisheries Science Center since 2014. His research focuses on monitoring of Pacific salmon habitat in the nearshore, estuarine, and riverine ecosystems. Oleksandr received a B.S. degree in Environmental Science and Resource Management from the University of Washington in 2013 and a Master's degree in Geographic Information Systems from the Pennsylvania State University in 2021.

Current Research

Oleksandr has worked on a variety of research projects designed to assist with the recovery planning for Pacific salmon and steelhead listed under the Endangered Species Act. He is a part of the Salmon Habitat Status and Trend Monitoring Program - a long-term effort that has been developed to monitor salmon habitat in nearshore, estuarine, and riverine ecosystems throughout the Pacific Northwest by leveraging geospatial and remote sensing analysis. 

View Oleksandr's publications on Google Scholar.