Blakely Island Field Station


Welcome to the Blakely Island Field Station (BIFS) web page! Click on the links at left to learn more about BIFS.

The "About" link provides general information about the station, including our mission statement, a contact list, history of Blakely Island and the field station, directions to the station, and photographs.

The "Students" link includes a list of courses that are generally taught at the station, a schedule of upcoming courses, individual descriptions of the faculty, and downloadable registration and financial aid forms.

The "Research at BIFS" section provides information for visiting scientists and lists of publications and presentations by researchers affiliated with BIFS.

"Teaching at BIFS" has downloadable files on standard operating procedures for faculty, including course proposals.

"Friends of BIFS" is our page for BIFS Alumni and donors. Links to pdf files containing the latest issues of the Blakely Log are found here.

The "Search" link allows you to search the BIFS web site for items of interest to you.




Blakely Island Field Station is operated by Seattle Pacific University.

Seattle Pacific University

Our summer program is run cooperatively with Seattle University,

BIFS is a member of the following organizations:

Organization of Biological Field Stations

Organization of Biological Field Stations

National Association of Marine Laboratories

National Association of Marine Laboratories

Western Association of Marine Laboratories


Copyright © December 10, 2013 Timothy A. Nelson - For more information e-mail Tim Nelson (