Science Night 2017

The Council had some great presentations at our recent Science Night! See the list below for the presenter’s slides. Presentations:  “Canine Detection of Spilled Oil” by Scott Pegau, PWSSC “We Are Watching: A long-term monitoring program in the northern Gulf of Alaska” by Mandy Lindeberg, Auke Bay Laboratories “PWS Subsistence Survey” by James (Jim) Fall, AK Dept. of Fish & Game “Seabird Habitat Restoration: A case study in predation reduction” by Sam Stark, Graduate Student OSU “A Low Angle View: Making sense of Cook Inlet’s complex rock platform and reef habitats” by Susan Saupe, CIRCAC Want to get notifications for next year’s event? Email Shawna Popovici to be added to the list!   … Continue reading

Science Night 2016

The 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 … Continue reading

Science Night LIVE!

UPDATED (Dec 8): All presentations are now available for download. Please see the links below. Original post: Science it up with us! On Thursday, December 3, the council is hosting our annual Science Night at The Lakefront Anchorage (formerly The Millenium). 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. … Continue reading