Six grants from EPA and Puget Sound Partnership will go toward understanding and reducing emerging threats from toxic chemicals in Puget Sound.
Through an oral history of Washington’s great natural resource conflicts such as the “fish wars,” the Center for Urban Waters hopes to point the way forward on future challenges like climate change.
Through a $4.8M effort, funded in part by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, the Puget Sound Institute will integrate existing environmental models to provide a cohesive picture of the entire Sound ecosystem under future conditions of climate change and population growth.
Local, state, federal and tribal science and policy leaders cited work by UW Tacoma/WSU’s Washington Stormwater Center to identify a toxic tire preservative.
A UW Tacoma research group will bring together scientists from around the region to build consensus on solutions to a vexing and harmful water quality issue.
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.
The Encyclopedia of Puget Sound, a new tool for networked science, will be curated by the Puget Sound Institute at UW Tacoma.
The Institute will facilitate the scientific study and interdisciplinary cooperation needed to maintain a healthy 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.