Science Night 2019

On December 5, the Council hosted Science Night, an evening to hear about the latest research affecting the safe transportation of oil through Prince William Sound. This annual event is an initiative of the Council’s Scientific Advisory Committee. SAC, as it’s known, ensures Council projects are based on the best scientific practices available.

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Science Night 2018

Science Night 2018 Flyer - Presentations are tentative, please call 907-277-7222 for final list of topic descriptions. On Thursday, December 6, the Council will host our annual Science Night at the Embassy Suites in Anchorage (600 E Benson Blvd). Hear about the latest research that affects the safe transportation of oil through Prince William Sound.

This event is an initiative of the Council’s Scientific Advisory Committee. SAC, as it’s known, ensures Council projects are based on the best science.

Doors open at 4:30pm, and presentations start at 5:15pm.

For a full list of speakers, featured topics, and presentation times please download the Science Night flyer (updated November 29). For more information: 907-277-7222 or info@pwsrcac.org.

 

Science Night 2017

Where humpback whales hang out in Prince William Sound, by season. Image from "We are watching" presentation by Mandy Lindeberg.
Where humpback whales hang out in Prince William Sound, by season. Image from “We are watching” presentation by Mandy Lindeberg.

The Council had some great presentations at our recent Science Night! See the list below for the presenter’s slides.

Presentations: 

Want to get notifications for next year’s event? Email Shawna Popovici to be added to the list!

 

Science Night 2016

2016-science-night-live-flier-jpgThe council held our annual Science Night on Thursday, December 8. Presentations by scientists conducting research into areas of council interest are highlighted. This post has been updated with links to presentations. See below.

“Lingering Oil in Prince William Sound: What we know, past and present”
Presenter: Mandy Lindeberg, NOAA Auke Bay Laboratories

“Mom Knows Best: Family Specific Patterns Among Killer Whales in Prince William Sound”
Presenter: Dan Olsen, North Gulf Oceanic Society

“Regional Weather Forecast Modeling”
Presenter: Peter Olsson, Alaska Experimental Forecast Facility

“Are you a ShoreZone user? A brief introduction to the Alaska ShoreZone Program”
Presenter: Mandy Lindeberg, Auke Bay Laboratories

“Zooplankton: Big Talk about Tiny Critters”
Presenter: Caitlin McKinstry, Prince William Sound Science Center

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