May 16, 2019

2019 Lower Copper Sonar

  Earlier this month, Dr. Rob Campbell and his team of seasonal research technicians set the lower Copper River sonars into place along the banks of […]
April 16, 2019

Herring Spawn

Herring Return Earlier and more Abundant than Expected By Teal Barmore Researchers in the Herring Research and Monitoring (HRM) program were caught off guard when herring […]
April 1, 2019
Prince William Sound Pacific herring spawn event

Spawning Biomass

Hydroacoustic spawning biomass surveys of Pacific herring By Teal Barmore Every spring, researchers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) and the Prince William Sound […]
March 27, 2019

Marine Heat Wave

High-Pressure Systems Lead to Warm Water in the North Pacific By Teal Barmore Abnormally warm sea surface temperatures across the North Pacific have researchers worried that […]
March 12, 2019

Caspian Terns

The Rapid Growth and Decline of the Caspian Tern Colony on the Copper River Delta By Teal Barmore The discovery of a Caspian Tern colony on […]
March 12, 2019

Land Purchase

PWSSC Finalizes Land Purchase for a New Location Did you know the Science Center occupies eight rented facilities in Cordova? After nearly 30 years of renting, […]
March 12, 2019


Cordova Team Places First in Project Portion of NOSB     The all-female National Ocean Sciences Bowl team, coached by PWSSC Education Director, Lauren Bien, rocked […]
February 25, 2019

Stewards present at AFE

The culmination of another successful year for the Copper River Stewardship Program   Eight students from the 2018 Copper River Stewardship Program presented at the Alaska Forum on […]
February 25, 2019

Pacific Cod Migration

Tagging Research Produced Interesting Results By Teal Barmore Deep in the waters of Prince William Sound; large, light gray-brown fish with blotches and spots on their […]
February 13, 2019

For the Love of Herring

Maya Groner Shares All There is to Love About her Ichthyophonus Research   Icthyophonus is a pathogen that affects the heart and liver of many different fish species. […]
January 25, 2019

Alaska Marine Science Symposium

PWSSC researchers benefit from opportunities to present and network at AMSS By Teal Barmore At the end of January, researchers from the Prince William Sound Science […]
January 14, 2019

Status of PWS Herring

Aerial herring surveys show record low biomass By Teal Barmore The white color of herring milt allows researchers to use its prevalence as an indicator of […]