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Wellspring Conference at UW Tacoma looks at clean water technology October 24-25

The 2013 Wellspring Conference  will be held October 24-25 on the campus of the University of Washington Tacoma. This two-day conference will open an informed dialogue about the various issues facing clean water technology, will explore the impact of current regulations on business, and will develop solutions to propel further growth in this industry.  During …

New geospatial and monitoring features on the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound

PSI’s Encyclopedia of Puget Sound has a number of new features on its Maps/GIS page. We have improved access to the maps and data from our collaboration with NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration. Nigel Heinsius at UW Creative Communications created a new interface that allows users to view GIS metadata without leaving the Encyclopedia website, and …

Search remains open for WWU’s Director of Shannon Point Marine Center position

From Western Washington University: “Western Washington University invites applications and nominations for Director of Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC). The Director reports to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and is responsible for providing academic and administrative leadership for all programs and facilities within SPMC and for its outreach efforts.” Read more at the …

Biedenweg leads Hood Canal human wellbeing indicators workshops

Last month, PSI’s lead social scientist Kelly Biedenweg and the Hood Canal Human Wellbeing indicator development team conducted three regional workshops to refine and rate indicators linking human well being to the health of Hood Canal’s natural resources. The 32 participants included representatives from county, public health and economic development departments, local businesses, tribes, and …