Where scientific data is brought to bear in intensive fisheries management, fish populations rebound.
Recent deployment of an Adaptable Monitoring Package (AMP) reveals potential for tapping into wave energy at sea.
Friday Harbor Laboratories offer unique research and educational opportunities in the Salish Sea area.
Researchers have deployed floating, diving robots to monitor water parameters in the Southern Ocean under the wintertime ice, with surprising results.
A team has created a sponge-like material of nano cellulose made sustainably from wood pulp and palladium particles that removes color from dye in water.
A study led in part by scientists at University of Washington pinpoints the beginnings of foraminifera shell formation.
Investigators at University of Washington find that armored shorelines can impact the choices of prey available to chum salmon in Seattle’s Elliott Bay.
The overturning circulation of the Atlantic Ocean is getting slower, but not as quickly as some think, according to University of Washington scientists.
An effort led by University of Washington investigators has found that polar regions outperform others in ocean carbon sequestration.
Scientists from U. of Washington and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration assess the quality of an ocean forecasting model.
Data from a GPS network help investigators document vertical uplift and subsidence of the San Andreas fault for the first time ever.
The University of Washington’s R/V Thomas G. Thompson is embarking on its easiest mission yet: a year in protected waters so that it can undergo some upgrades for improved performance. Those include new propulsion systems and engineering...
Following the launch of an online data center, information from the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) is now available to web visitors. Data from the University of Washington’s Cabled Array, the only array of the network connected directly...
An environmental sample processor launched off the coast of Washington may help scientists track algal blooms and toxins near the Juan de Fuca eddy.
A data center for the pioneering Ocean Observatories Initiative, which collects and shares data from more than 800 sophisticated instruments and a transmission network across the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, is now operating at Rutgers University. The...
Ever wonder how monarch butterflies always know the right direction (southwest) to migrate? Well, science has answered that question: The butterflies combine the sun’s position on the horizon with the time of day to choose the correct...
Scientists at U. of Washington study the workings of Southern Ocean clouds to improve the long-term reliability of climate models.
The government of Ecuador has moved to protect the fish-rich waters off the country’s coast that help to support endangered galapagos penguins, according to a release from the University of Washington. The country’s president has issued a...
While they may sometimes appear to be stagnant pools of water, wetlands actually change so much seasonally that they can be difficult to monitor. However, in a release, University of Washington scientists reveal a new solution for...
University of Washington scientists lead a satellite tagging effort to track the movements of hard-to-spot beluga whales.