Our updated species library features checklists of species found in the Puget Sound watershed, from vertebrates and invertebrates, to plants and algae. Read thousands of descriptions from the Encyclopedia of Life and find status and trends for regional species of concern.
The comment period on NOAA's draft assessment of the effects of anthropogenic sounds on marine mammals extends until March 13, 2014. The report identifies thresholds for changes in marine mammal hearing sensitivity. Read more >
View selected papers and reports related to Puget Sound science. The list is generated monthly through alerts by Google Scholar, and we welcome additional suggestions.
Kelps are large seaweeds in the order Laminariales that form dense canopies in temperate rocky intertidal and subtidal habitats less than 30 m in depth. The kelp flora of the Pacific Northwest is one of the most diverse in the world.
EoPS is the host of a two-part session at the upcoming Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference focusing on tools for synthesis and communication of ecosystem information. Read more.
As featured in Seattle Magazine.
How do we define the Puget Sound watershed? The boundaries are mapped using hydrologic unit codes (HUCs), nationally standardized divisions used by conservation agencies.