NOAA has released a draft report establishing a common monitoring and adaptive management framework for Chinook salmon recovery in Puget Sound.
The report was prepared and written by an independent coalition of scientists known as the Puget Sound Recovery Implementation Technical Team. The group is administered by the Puget Sound Partnership, and includes representatives from NOAA and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, as well as consultants and tribal organizations, with additional input from the Puget Sound Institute. Continue reading
We are pleased to announce the release of EoPS v. 2.0! View the updated Encyclopedia of Puget Sound homepage at: http://www.eopugetsound.org/. The page includes a new look and feel, updated navigation and regular features profiling the latest Puget Sound science.
The Center for Urban Waters hosts the 2013 University of Washington Water Symposium tomorrow, April 30th at the Seattle campus Husky Union Building. Themes this year include Water and Energy, Ocean Acidification and Climate Change and Adaptation. Continue reading
Puget Sound science owes a debt to the researchers and explorers who got there first. We profile some of these important figures in an occasional series we call Puget Sound Voices.
Today we feature Vern Morgas, one of Puget Sound’s first scuba divers.
- Vern Morgas (second from the left) and friends
The Puget Sound Institute and the Puget Sound Partnership co-hosted a panel earlier this month to discuss the Ocean Health Index (OHI) and its relevance to Puget Sound. The April 2nd panel was held at the Center for Urban Waters in Tacoma, and featured OHI project lead Ben Halpern of UC Santa Barbara. Continue reading