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The USGS has released the results of a peer-reviewed study of sediment concentrations in the lower Elwha River for the period of September 2011 to February 2013.
View selected papers and reports relevant to Puget Sound science. The list is generated monthly through alerts by Google Scholar, and we welcome additional suggestions.
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. This month, we feature Vern Morgas, one of Puget Sound's first scuba divers.
Prior to the 1940s, if you wanted to explore the waters beneath Puget Sound, you might have used a Jules Verne-style diving suit, complete with giant helmet and air tubes. Either that or you held your breath.
Puget Sound floodplains were the focus of a recent state of the science workshop in Tacoma. Read more and download related documents.
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