Explore the web's most complete and up-to-date habitat classifications for the shorelines of Puget Sound and the Washington coast.
Scientists from British Columbia recently showed that great blue heron predation in eelgrass meadows reduces benthic (seafloor) fish abundance, but increases diversity of invertebrates.
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.
The Puget Sound Ecosystem Monitoring Program (PSEMP), along with partners from the US EPA Columbia River Program and USGS Oregon Water Science Center, have developed a framework for prioritizing monitoring of Contaminants of Emerging Concern (CECs) in the Pacific Northwest.
SAVE THE DATE: The next Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference is scheduled for April 13-15, 2016 in Vancouver, B.C. 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.