From Scientific American by Andrea Thompson:
April should be prime walrus hunting season for the native villages that dot Alaska’s remote western coast.
NOAA scientist Carol Stepien will present research results at a public forum this week in Toledo on how local bait shops, anglers and the public can prevent invasive fish from accidentally being released into the Great Lakes.See video at WGTE Public Media
All mountain areas of Washington state are at or above average snowfall for this time of year.Read more at Q13 News
With a new $700,000 grant awarded from the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program, scientists from JISAO, the UW’s Applied Physics Laboratory, and Washington Sea Grant have teamed with federal and tribal partners to study the social and ecological vulnerabilities of Olympic Coast ocean acidification.Read more at UW News
JISAO-based project is among the winners of the 2017 “Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives” awards.Read more at UW News
An international team of researchers, led by British Antarctic Survey and including JISAO’s Amy Kennedy, travels to the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia in January to carry out the first scientific whale survey since whaling stopped in the 1970s.Read more at British Antarctic Survey