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June 13, 2013

Article in Kitsap Sun features PSI researchers

An article in the June 13th issue of the Kitsap Sun features the Center for Urban Waters/Puget Sound Institute research partnership with the Kitsap Public Health District. Read the article: Kitsap Sun: New method could reveal presence of human waste  

June 7, 2013

PSI co-sponsors state of the science workshop on Puget Sound floodplains

Floodplains are considered a critical vital sign of Puget Sound recovery by the Puget Sound Partnership. Yet according to the agency, “there is currently no agreed-upon definition of a floodplain,” and much remains to be understood about the social and ecological implications of their protection and management. A June 6th workshop at the Center for Urban Waters in […]

May 30, 2013

Crosscut profiles PSI herring research; Kitsap Sun covers pollution study

PSI-related research was featured in two different articles in the press on May 30th. The Kitsap Sun featured PSI research in emerging contaminants, while Crosscut profiled a PSI herring study. Read the articles: Kitsap Sun: New water study could reveal human sources of pollution Crosscut: A thrill for Washington ecologists: New herring populations

May 17, 2013

PSI convenes coastal ecosystem recovery workshop

A workshop convened by the Puget Sound Institute in May brought leading scientists and managers to Seattle to compare and contrast the role of science in large scale coastal ecosystem recovery projects. At first glance, the projects and systems couldn’t have seemed more different. There was Puget Sound, an urban estuary, represented alongside the swamps […]