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2016 South Sound Science Symposium Presentations Now Online

February 3rd, 2017 by Scott Steltzner Comments Off on 2016 South Sound Science Symposium Presentations Now Online

The 2016 South Sound Science Symposium http://southsoundscience.org/ was held at the Little Creek Event Center on September 20th. There were over 450 attendees making 2016 the largest event yet for South Sound.

Topics included:

  • Nisqually Community Forest – process, analysis of ownership, how it can be used as a salmon recovery tool
  • Active tectonics in South Puget Sound
  • Landslides, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Volcanic Eruptions: They all happen in Washington. Why? What does it cost? What can we do?
  • Sea level rise, Budd Inlet
  • Shoreline armoring data
  • An updated groundwater model for regional planning – Chambers-Clover Creek Watershed, Pierce County
  • Modeling trophic interactions in South Sound
  • Beach spawning, forage fish monitoring
  • LOTT’s Reclaimed Water Study: What we have learned so far about residual chemicals in our local waters
  • New science documenting toxic impacts on salmon and other aquatic species
  • Exploring drivers of fecal coliform pollution trends in South Puget Sound
  • Nisqually Community Forest VELMA modeling

In addition to the speakers there were 23 poster presentations.

Poster abstracts can be found here: http://southsoundscience.org/agenda/posters/

Copies of the presentations can be found here: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B7QIg0n4iR3cbllTVkhpVHBXMTQ

Speaker abstracts here: http://southsoundscience.org/agenda/speaker-abstracts/

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