January 14, 2019

Status of PWS Herring

Aerial herring surveys show record low biomass By Teal Barmore In April 2018 when researchers from the Herring Research and Monitoring program set out into Prince […]
December 13, 2018

Anne goes to Antarctica

PWSSC Research Assistant Travels for Seabird Surveys in the Southern Hemisphere By Teal Barmore Seabird survey skills and a Cordova connection are taking Prince William Sound […]
November 26, 2018

Oil Spill Recovery Institute

OSRI Celebrates 20 years of Funding Research By Teal Barmore If you have been to our location on Breakwater Avenue in Cordova, you may have noticed […]
November 5, 2018

Phytoplankton Monitoring

New Funding adds Phytoplankton Monitoring to Prince William Sound Oceanographic Monitoring Program By Teal Barmore With new funding from the North Pacific Research Board, biological oceanographer […]
October 25, 2018

Discovery Room 2018/19

Discovery Room introduces more Cordova students than ever this year to their sense of place. By Teal Barmore For 26 years, Prince William Sound Science Center’s education […]
October 10, 2018

2018 Tufted Puffin Field Work Photo Highlights

Prince William Sound Science Center researchers Dr. Kristen Gorman and Anne Schaefer spent two weeks at the end of July and beginning of August on Middleton […]
October 10, 2018

Overwinter Ecology Study of Tufted Puffins

By Teal Barmore Seventy miles offshore in the middle of the Gulf of Alaska, at the edge of the continental shelf, sits Middleton Island. Middleton is […]
September 13, 2018

Pacific Herring Response to Predators

Dr. Pete Rand publishes work on Prince William Sound Pacific herring’s response to predators. By Teal Barmore The spring spawning event of Pacific herring in Prince […]
May 28, 2018

Studies of Reproductive Maturity among Age Cohorts of Pacific Herring

By Dr. Kristen Gorman  Photos by Teal Barmore  As part of the Herring Research and Monitoring (HRM) Program, a collaborative group of scientists from Prince William Sound Science […]
May 21, 2018

Shorebird Sampling for Avian Influenza

Photo Highlights by Teal Barmore For the third year in a row, researchers from the Prince William Sound Science Center and Tufts University captured, sampled, and […]
May 21, 2018

Lower Copper River Sonar Station Installation

Photo Highlights by Dr. Rob Campbell Dr. Rob Campbell and his two technicians, April Richards and Kevin Absil, installed the lower Copper River sonar station in mid-May, a project […]
May 1, 2018

Jig a Jig Jig –  Tagging Herring in Spring  

By Dr. Mary Anne Bishop   Photos by Ben Gray unless otherwise noted. Pacific herring, a small forage fish, has long been considered sensitive to handling.  As a result, there […]