W. Scott Pegau, PhD

Research Scientist & Program Manager

300 Breakwater, PO Box 705 Cordova, Alaska 99574
907-424-5800 x 222

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Scott has a doctorate in oceanography from Oregon State University. Scott served as a researcher and teaching professor at Oregon State and researcher at the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve before joining OSRI. As Oil Spill Recovery Institute (OSRI) Research Program Manager, Scott develops annual and strategic plans for a grant program focused on oil pollution issues in the Arctic and sub-Arctic. He oversees peer reviews of proposals, monitors grant contracts, and provides leadership in planning research programs and work plans in collaboration with the OSRI Board and Scientific and Technical Committee. Besides an interest in oil spill related topics, Scott is interested in connecting fisheries and oceanography. He serves as the coordinator for the herring research programs at the Science Center.

Research Projects by W. Scott Pegau, PhD

March 30, 2020

PWS Ocean Observing System

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March 15, 2019

Status of Prince William Sound Herring

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October 19, 2016

Herring Research and Monitoring

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February 12, 2015

Herring Education and Outreach

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