An NSF Major Research Instrumentation grant will help the Center for Urban Waters expand its ability to detect contaminants of emerging concern.
Dr. Joel Baker, holder of the Port of Tacoma Chair in Environmental Science, is one of 38 new members elected to the Washington State Academy of Sciences in 2021.
The Puget Sound Institute at UW Tacoma is launching a new program that will use supercomputers to advance ecosystem recovery of the Salish Sea.
Every year at this time we celebrate faculty and staff for their accomplishments in teaching, research, community engagement and contributions to the UW, our campus and the larger community.
Researchers from UW Tacoma are developing innovative techniques that will reduce the time and cost needed to monitor blooms of a toxic phytoplankton species.
Senior Lecturer Julie Masura connects her love of teaching and her passions for geology and the health of Puget Sound.
The new Center for Urban Waters building on the Thea Foss Waterway will house two research initiatives, the Puget Sound Institute and the Storm Water Technical Resource Center.
Dr. Joel Baker is the recipient of the 2010 Conservation Research Award from the Seattle Aquarium Society.
Serving as a bridge between the scientific community and agencies charged with restoring and protecting Puget Sound, the Institute is a collaboration of the Puget Sound Partnership, the UW College of the Environment and the UW Tacoma Center for Urban Waters.
UW Tacoma's Center for Urban Waters, led by Dr. Joel Baker, hopes to become a center for the study of a newly-emerging threat -- microplastic pollution.