March 25, 2013

PWSSC gets Rasmuson grant

The Prince William Sound Science Center in Cordova has been awarded $21,152 by the Rasmuson Foundation to finance laboratory renovation and safety equipment. Read more.  
April 29, 2013

OSRI Receives Increased Support

The Coast Guard Reauthorization Act that was signed in December includes a provision that increases support for oil spill research in Alaskan waters.  The provision provides […]
April 29, 2013

Where do herring go after spawning?

By Mary Anne Bishop In 2008 the Science Center installed an underwater array of acoustic receivers across the mouth of Port Gravina in Prince William Sound […]
April 29, 2013

Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) hit the road

By Megan Milligan In March, Science Center educators took their remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Discovery Outreach program on the road to Kodiak and Valdez. An ROV […]
April 29, 2013

Ocean Science Festival takes Valdez by storm

By Kara Johnson March 8 was a blustery day, but it didn’t stop hundreds of children and adults from attending the Ocean Science Festival in Valdez. […]
April 29, 2013

Cordova Harbor Clean-up Day a success!

By Megan Milligan Last Saturday was a gorgeous, sunny day – the perfect setting for our first annual Cordova Harbor Clean-up Day. Forty-five volunteers showed up […]
June 3, 2013

PWSSC Studying Wild-Hatchery Salmon Interactions

The Prince William Sound Science Center (PWSSC) is now in its second year of a major contract from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game (ADFG) for a […]
June 25, 2013

PWSSC Wild-Hatchery Salmon Interactions Research

On June 21, we concluded the fourth week of ocean test fishery sampling for salmon at the entrances of Prince William Sound. When we receive the […]
July 2, 2013


On July 1, we concluded our fifth week of ocean test fishery sampling for salmon at the entrances of Prince William Sound. For more information about […]
July 10, 2013

PWSSC Hatchery-Wild Salmon Project Update

We’ve completed another week of sampling, which means two more sample trips, for a total of 13 so far. About halfway through the season – the […]
July 24, 2013

PWSSC Hatchery-Wild Salmon Ocean Test Fishery Update

July 29, 2013

No more fuming in the lab

By Caitlin McKinstry, Research Assistant This past June, a brand new Labconco Protector Premier fume hood was installed by Paul Jensen and crew to replace its […]