Dr. Ed Kolodziej at the Center for Urban Waters is the lead researcher on a project with funding from the National Science Foundation that aims to identify what is killing coho salmon in urban watersheds.
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There's arsenic in Lake Killarney, but Jim Gawel and his students were surprised to discover how it is finding its way into the food web.
Read about some of more than 1,850 UW Tacoma change-makers launching into the world in June 2018 with their newly-minted University of Washington degrees.
Ryan Hanley, '18 Environmental Science, sees how the earth's many natural, social and political processes unite into one system.
When Jim Gawel looks at a lake, he sees an opportunity to learn--not just for the students he instructs, but for entire populations who rely on and reside by those water bodies.
A seminar on endangered orcas is just one way UW Tacoma is engaged with the Puget Sound ecosystem.