November 14, 2019

Hatchery Wild field season 2019

Field Season Marked by Low Flow and High Pre-spawn Mortality By Teal Barmore, November 13, 2019 Aerial photo by Brad von Wichman It was a strange […]
October 24, 2019

Marine Heat Wave Update

Marine Temperatures Anomalies Doubled Previous Records By Teal Barmore, October 24, 2019 A mild winter followed by an abnormally calm and sunny summer this year led […]
October 17, 2019

Sockeye Energetics

Copper River Sockeye Salmon Project Motivated by its Potential to Inform Management in the Face of a Changing Climate By Teal Barmore, October 17, 2019 During […]
May 16, 2019

2019 Lower Copper Sonar

  By Kinsey Justa, May 16, 2019 Earlier this month, Dr. Rob Campbell and his team of seasonal research technicians set the lower Copper River sonars […]
April 16, 2019

Herring Spawn

Herring Return Earlier and more Abundant than Expected By Teal Barmore, April 16, 2019 Researchers in the Herring Research and Monitoring (HRM) program were caught off […]
April 1, 2019
Prince William Sound Pacific herring spawn event

Spawning Biomass

Hydroacoustic spawning biomass surveys of Pacific herring By Teal Barmore, April 1, 2019 Every spring, researchers from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADF&G) and the […]
March 27, 2019

Marine Heat Wave

High-Pressure Systems Lead to Warm Water in the North Pacific By Teal Barmore, March 27, 2019 Abnormally warm sea surface temperatures across the North Pacific have […]
March 12, 2019

Caspian Terns

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

Land Purchase

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


Cordova Team Places First in Project Portion of NOSB   March 12, 2019 The all-female National Ocean Sciences Bowl team, coached by PWSSC Education Director, Lauren […]
February 25, 2019

Stewards present at AFE

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

Pacific Cod Migration

Tagging Research Produced Interesting Results By Teal Barmore, February 25, 2019 Deep in the waters of Prince William Sound; large, light gray-brown fish with blotches and […]