S2 E7: eDNA with Ryan Kelly

Researchers sampling upstream of a culvert in Chuckanut Creek in April 2021.

In this episode of FieldSound, we hear from Ryan Kelly, professor in the School of Marine and Environmental Affairs. Trained as both an ecologist and a lawyer, Kelly brings a unique perspective to his research at the boundaries of marine science and real-world environmental law and policy. He works closely with federal agencies and currently serves on a national task force that aims to move science into practice at a federal level. 

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UW geoscience, marine and freshwater biology each rank in top 10 on new global ranking

The latest U.S. News & World Report listing of top-ranked universities in the world is out for 2024, and UW's marine and freshwater biology ranked No. 5 for subject rankings, and geosciences ranked No. 9. The University of Washington overall tied for No. 7 and maintained its No. 2 ranking among U.S. public institutions.

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S2 E6: Shannon O'Donnell and the UW Dawgcast

two students give the forecast on the day of commencement

In this episode of FieldSound, KOMO 4 Chief Meteorologist Shannon O’Donnell and University of Washington students speak about the formation of the UW Dawgcast, born out of ATM S 493: Media & Meteorology in the UW Department of Atmospheric Sciences. ATM S 493, which launched in 2020, is the first broadcast meteorology class offered on the West Coast. With it, the UW joins Pennsylvania State University and Mississippi State University as schools that offer broadcast meteorology instruction. 

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