Fisheries lands a Ray Troll - UW News

A 15- foot mural by Alaskan artist Ray Troll is on display in the Fishery Sciences Building lobby. The mural features species mostly from the Salish Sea, and includes 3-D imagery. Read more and view a slideshow here. 

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Axial: Undersea volcano star of sound installation at UW - Seattle Times

Mexican sound artist Hugo Solis, a graduate of the University of Washington’s Center for Digital Arts and Experimental Media’s Ph.D. program, looks to an underwater volcano for data and inspiration in his new installation, “Axial.” John Delaney, leader of the National Science Foundation’s Regional Scale Nodes program, collaborated on the project.  Read more here. 

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Help UW archivists catalog what's going on at Friday Harbor Labs in 1958! - UW News

The latest installment of “Lost and Found Films” features footage of Friday Harbor Labs, circa 1958.  At 2:28 and silent, it’s both relatively mundane and also a bit mysterious.  What is the purpose of this film, and what experiment is being done at the end?  Help UW Libraries Special Collections’ film archives specialist Hannah Palin out: if you can place what’s going on here, comment at the bottom of this link! 

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Ocean acidification comes to the classroom - Research Notes from the School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences

This great blog, a joint effort of SAFS’ Steven Roberts and Carolyn Friedman, features active research being done on ocean acidification within the College’s School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences.  A recent post features the Washington Sea Grant’s autumn newsletter (pdf).  Among the many insightful articles is one highlighting how students at Seattle’s Garfield High School got to learn about ocean acidification.  

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