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 […]
April 17, 2018
Prince William Sound Pacific herring spawn event

Hydroacoustic spawning biomass surveys of Pacific herring

Every spring, researchers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) and the Prince William Sound Science Center (PWSSC) work together to estimate the spawning biomass of Pacific herring […]
April 17, 2018
PWS Acoustic Biomass Surveys

Photo Highlights by David Janka of Auklet Charters

David Janka has been doing acoustic biomass surveys with the Prince William Sound Science Center since 2007. This spring during the spawning biomass surveys he covered 713 nautical […]
April 15, 2018
Naked Island Weather Buoy

Weather Buoy Photo Highlights by Dr. Rob Campbell 

Last weekend, Dr. Rob Campbell deployed a new weather buoy in western PWS, about five miles due east of Naked Island. The buoy was deployed as […]
March 20, 2018
Ice Sheets to Oceans: Linkages between Changing Watersheds and the Northern Gulf of Alaska

PWSSC Staff present at the Copper River Delta Science Symposium

From March 27 to 29, researchers and educators from the Prince William Sound Science Center will be presenting their work to other researchers, decision makers, and […]
February 27, 2018

Ocean Tracking Network Research Cruise

For the last 10 years, the Prince William Sound Science Center has maintained underwater acoustic arrays, a technology to tag and track marine animals, in Prince […]