With mudslide season approaching, officials are looking at what could be done to minimize disruptions to passenger train service. David Montgomery, professor of Earth and space sciences, is quoted in this article, which also includes research from the Climate Impacts Group.
Many families use wood heat to keep warm during the winter. It’s often cheap or even free. And yet wood smoke can cause many sicknesses. This in-depth article discusses the challenge of cleaning up the air and facilitating different heat sources for communities in the PNW.
An update to the ISA (infectious salmon anemia) story, this article discusses findings by Kristi Miller, head of molecular genetics at the federal Pacific Biological Station in Nanaimo, BC.
An insightful piece on how to include creativity in the skill set, along with scientific reasoning and subject matter, taught to young scientists.
In this article, Oceanography’s John Delaney discusses the planetary ocean, how the Ocean Observatories Initiative will allow for collaborative science on giant data sets, and the importance of such scale in dealing with current threats to our planet’s life support.
Check out this UWTV ocean acidification video that features work from our researchers in SAFS.
A black float about the size of a 55-gallon drum was found two weeks ago by a crew cleaning a beach a few miles east of Neah Bay, the Peninsula Daily News reported Wednesday. Some say this may be the beginning of the arrival of tons of debris from March’s tsunami that tore across Japan. Read more here.