25 news posts from May 2012

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New video featuring UW grad students talking “Dimensions of Ocean Change”

Check out this video and poster where UW graduate students explore the theme of ocean change from a multidisciplinary perspective, fulfilling one of the key goals of University of Washington’s IGERT Program on Ocean Change (IPOC). By helping students examine changes in the ocean from an interdisciplinary perspective, IPOC enables them to handle the complex problems an uncertain future for the oceans will present. 

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Blue Ribbon Panel warns of ocean acidification - KPLU

Ocean acidification is affecting our state’s oyster industry, and has been for seven years. That’s why Governor Gregoire put together a Blue Ribbon Panel for Ocean Acidification, which met on Wednesday to discuss the nature and implications of ocean acidification in Washington. Many of our CoEnv scientists sit on the panel. Read more here. 

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Scientist shares expertise of Puget Sound pollution - HeraldNet

One Mukilteo resident has been sharing his decades of marine science and policy expertise by volunteering with the Snohomish County Marine Resources Advisory Committee. His day job is an environmental compliance analyst, but in his free time UW alum Lincoln Loehr has helped analyze reams of data from mussels collected along the shoreline, contributing key insights into the pollution patterns in Puget Sound. 

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