July 24, 2015

New faces at the Science Center

Julia McMahon joined the PWSSC as a full-time research technician in February 2015 and is currently working on two research projects focused on over-wintering energetics of […]
July 20, 2015

Semipalmated Plover Study

In early June, researchers from the Prince William Sound Science Center, in collaboration with Trent University, returned to Egg Island for the sixth time since 2006 to […]
May 27, 2015

Hatchery-Wild Ocean Salmon Project is underway!

Click the headline above to access links to project info and up to date catch data. The project description is here: Hatchery Wild Salmon Interaction Study Photos […]
May 22, 2015

PWSSC to test imaging sonars in the Copper River

In-season management of the Copper River salmon fishery is difficult: the Copper River Delta is very braided near the ocean, and the first choke point where […]
May 15, 2015

PWSSC Researcher receives NPRB grant

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) has awarded over $415,000 to Dr. Rob Campbell and PWSSC for his project “High frequency observations of the secondary (zooplankton) […]
February 17, 2015

Ocean temperatures set new records

The warm winter Cordova is experiencing is also reflected in the surrounding ocean temperatures. Throughout the Gulf of Alaska water temperatures are setting new records.  The […]
September 24, 2014

Outreach with Alyeska Pipeline Service Company’s advisory panel

Tom Barrett, President of the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company knows that to do something well, you have to care about it. With that concept in mind, […]
September 16, 2014

OSRI Research Plan

The Oil Spill Recovery Institute will begin reviewing the mission and goals of OSRI and revising the five-year research plan at the OSRI Advisory Board meeting […]
September 1, 2014

Hatchery-Wild Ocean Test Fishery

The Hatchery-Wild Ocean Test Fishery for 2014 has come to a close. Sampling began May 15th, and finished August 31st. Click the link below to access […]
July 28, 2014

Hatchery and Wild Salmon Interactions Study in full swing

In Prince William Sound, both wild and hatchery runs of pink and chum salmon are vital to the economy, with pink salmon being the largest of […]
July 22, 2014

Hatchery-Wild Ocean Test Fishery Catch by Day

Ocean Fishery Catch by Day Graphs The Hatchery-Wild Ocean Test Fishery began May 15, and continues on for the 2014 sampling season. To look at catch data, […]
June 25, 2014

Lab gets new calorimeter

In Prince William Sound and throughout the Gulf of Alaska, Pacific herring are a major prey species supporting larger fish, birds, and marine mammals. Herring build […]