October 11, 2017

“The Blob” with Dr. Rob

This new film explores “The Blob,” a warm water anomaly that started in the Gulf of Alaska and later spread up and down the coast of […]
June 21, 2017

Copper River Salmon & Climate Change

Prince William Sound Science Center researchers work on the front lines of climate change to address the most pressing salmon issues of our time.  
October 31, 2016

Forage Fish Surveys

The Herring Research and Monitoring program is conducting aerial surveys during June and July for forage fish in Prince William Sound.  The focus of the June […]
October 11, 2016

New Education Coordinator Arrives in Cordova

We are please to announce that Lauren Bien joined our staff in August 2015. She has a bachelor’s degree in marine biology from Wittenberg University in […]
August 25, 2016

Alaska Bird Conference in Cordova

Registration in now open for the Alaska Bird Conference! The first Alaska Bird Conference was held in 1985, in Anchorage. It grew from the often-expressed need […]
August 22, 2016

Russian Biologist ‘On Exchange’ In Prince William Sound

Originally published in the 9/5/16 edition of The Cordova Times. When asked about the similarities between Cordova and her home in Russia, she laughed as she […]
August 9, 2016

Seabirds Bring Scientists Together

In explaining the importance of this project, Schaefer says that “monitoring seabirds tells something about what’s happening in the ocean.” Scientists often use indicator species as […]
July 21, 2016

NYC Photography Students Learn from Science Center Researchers

From the sky scrapers of New York City to the mountain-scraping glaciers of Alaska, a visiting class of budding photographers recently joined Science Center researchers on […]
July 1, 2016

Photos and Sounds from Our Underwater Robot

In the darkest hour of the night, it uses a 3mm-wide lifeline to climb about 200 feet toward the surface of Prince William Sound. After it […]
May 5, 2016

2017 Lower Copper River Sonar Station Fish Passage Counts

Fish passage summaries: Daily Counts of Salmon Passage Hourly Counts of Salmon Passage *Note: Some browsers display a cached version of the file that is not up […]
August 12, 2015

PWSSC to expand nutrient analysis capabilities

With partial support from the Rasmuson Foundation, the PWS Science Center will be purchasing a Seal Analytical AutoAnalyzer3 (AA3) in autumn 2015. The AA3 is an […]
July 31, 2015

Gull Study

Biologists from the PWSSC and MIT are working to better understand how the distribution of gulls changes in response to salmon processing. Gulls are captured near the […]