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UW scientist studies how pharmaceuticals impact the environment

Dr. Ed Kolodziej is one of the Puget Sound Institute’s newest collaborators. Kolodziej began his appointment at the University of Washington Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering last fall with a joint appointment at Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at UW Tacoma. His research looks at some of the ways that organic compounds like steroids and …

Identifying priority science for Puget Sound recovery

In December 2014, the Puget Sound Leadership Council adopted the 2014-2016 Biennial Science Work Plan, a document identifying decision-critical science for Puget Sound recovery. PSI Research Scientist Nick Georgiadis was lead author on the report in collaboration with the Puget Sound Partnership and its Science Panel. In the report, Georgiadis addresses the challenge of managing large scale ecosystems in the face …

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 …

The Center for Urban Waters welcomes summer interns

The Puget Sound Instititute and the Center for Urban Waters welcome seven student interns this summer. This is the third year for our internship program, which offers students and recent graduates the chance to work with post-doctoral, and professional scientists on a range of research projects— from field sampling and lab work to multimedia production for the Encyclopedia …

Expanded document archive; Puget Sound Science Review; Water Symposium

Visit our expanded document archive at: http://www.pugetsoundinstitute.org/document-archive/. The Puget Sound Institute has scanned and uploaded more than two-dozen documents covering 25 years of Puget Sound science, including all available “State of the Sound” and Georgia Basin/Salish Sea conference proceedings. Take a journey back to 1986, or fast forward to the recently posted proceedings of the …