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7-Years of Puget Sound Change Detection and the upcoming Geospatial Land Activities Dataservice

Kenneth Pierce
Timothy Quinn, Washington (State). Department of Fish & Wildlife
Jeanne Miller, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Kevin Samson, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Matt Muller, Washington (State). Department of Fish & Wildlife
Keith Folkerts, Washington (State). Department of Fish & Wildlife

2016SSEC

Distribution of Large Woody Debris in Tidal Marshes

Greg Hood

2016SSEC

Why have tidal marshes in the Fraser River estuary receded?

Walter S. Boyd Dr., Science & Technology Branch, Environment Canada
Brent Gurd Dr., Forestry Lands and Natural Resources BC
Gord RUffo, Port Metro Vancouver

2016SSEC

Assessing Habitat Impact of Recreational Kelp Harvesting, a Tom Sawyer Approach to a Culturally Sensitive Citizen Science/Outreach Project, Smith & Minor Islands Aquatic Reserve, Whidbey Island, WA

Rick W. Baker, Whidbey Watershed Stewards

2016SSEC

Uptake of Heavy Metals on Eelgrass in Possession Sound

Melissa L. Johnson, Ocean Research College Academy

2016SSEC

Distribution and Species Composition of Biofilm in the Fraser River Estuary, Vancouver, British Columbia

Christopher Martin, Advisian
Catherin Blais, Advisian
Mary Lou Lauria, Advisian

2016SSEC

Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) habitat creation in the Salish Sea.

Cynthia D. Durance ms., Precision Identification

2016SSEC

Inter-Annual Variation in Eelgrass (Zostera Marina) Distribution and Productivity on Roberts Bank and in Boundary Bay in Southern British Columbia

Cynthia D. Durance ms., Precision Identification

2016SSEC

Temperature Trends and the Genetic Diversity of Eelgrass

Madeline M. Sayed 3593787, Ocean Research College Academy (ORCA)

2016SSEC

Effects of rocky intertidal thermal regime along the Inside Passage between San Juan Island in the Salish Sea, WA and Bridget/ Sunshine Cove, AK on the high temperature and desiccation tolerance of gastropods.

William B. Stickle Jr., Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

2016SSEC

Glass sponge bioherms in Howe Sound: mapping, citizen science and impacts of climate and fishing

Lena Clayton, Marine Life Sanctuaries Society
Jeff Marliave, Vancouver Aquarium
Glen Dennison, Triumf & Marine Life Sanctuaries Society

2016SSEC

Eelgrass (Zostera marina) meadows provide many ecosystem goods and services but high rates of carbon sequestration may not be one of them

Katrina L. Poppe, Western Washington University
John M. Rybczyk, Western Washington University

2016SSEC

Environmental Factors and Ship Traffic Density Influencing Orca Habitat Preference in the Salish Sea

Sheila M. Dutt, United States Coast Guard Academy

2016SSEC

Kelp bed community shifts following sea star wasting syndrome in Howe Sound, British Columbia

Laura Borden, Vancouver Aquarium
Jessica Schultz, Vancouver Aquarium

2016SSEC

Habitat suitability for eelgrass following large scale tidal restoration on the Nisqually Delta

Andrew W. Stevens, U.S. Geological Survey
Renee K. Takesue, U.S. Geological Survey
Guy Gelfenbaum, U.S. Geological Survey
Eric Grossman, U.S. Geological Survey

2016SSEC

Horizontal circulation in the Strait of Georgia

Rich Pawlowicz, University of British Columbia
Mark Halverson, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Blue carbon potential of eelgrass in the Puget Sound

Hally B. Stone, University of Washington
Laura A. Newcomb, University of Washington
Stephen Po-Chedley, University of Washington

2016SSEC

Modelling the Effects of Reservoir Operation on Lower Capilano River Temperature: A Case Study

Shaheli Masoom Ms., Environmental Management and Quality Control Division, LWS Department, Metro Vancouver
Li Gu Dr., Environmental Management and Quality Control Division, LWS Department, Metro Vancouver

2016SSEC

Sensitivities in modelling baroclinic currents and tides in the Strait of Georgia

Nancy Soontiens, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Susan E. Allen, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Jie Liu, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Muriel Dunn, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5
Mark Halverson, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5

2016SSEC

Monitoring Subsurface Dissolved Oxygen in Burrard Inlet

Li Gu, Metro Vancouver

2016SSEC

Bio-optical characterization of the Salish Sea, Canada towards improved chlorophyll algorithms for MODIS and Sentinel-3

Stephen Phillips MSc, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Maycira Costa Dr, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
David Atkinson Dr, University of Victoria

2016SSEC

Linking surficial geomorphology with vertical structure in high and low energy marine environments

Erica L. Sampaga, University of Washington, Seattle

2016SSEC

Nocturnal Habitat Selection of Wintering Surf Scoters (Melanitta perspicillata) in the Salish Sea

Lindsey J. Hamilton, Washington State Department of Health
Joseph R. Evenson, Washington (State). Department of Fish and Wildlife
Dina Roberts, The Evergreen State College

2016SSEC

Baynes Sound and Lambert Channel; An ecosystem in need

L. I. Bendell Prof, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Shelley Mckeachie, ADIMS

2016SSEC

South and Central Puget Sound Flushing Times and Residual Flows

Anise Ahmed PhD. PE, Washington State Department of Ecology
Greg Pelletier PE, Washington State Department of Ecology
Mindy Roberts PhD. PE, Washington State Department of Ecology

2016SSEC

Getting to yes- armor removal with private landowners

Tina Whitman

2016SSEC

Collaborative Bull Kelp Restoration Project in northern Salish Sea, BC Canada

William A. Heath, billh895@gmail.com
Hornby Island Diving Ltd.

2016SSEC

Mitigation of Marine Noise through Strategic Planning, Conservation and Management Support: the effective use of knowledge exchange to aid decision making.

Lauren McWhinnie Dr, University of Victoria, Canada
Norma Serra-Sogas Mrs, University of Victoria, Canada
Rosaline Canessa Dr, University of Victoria, Canada

2016SSEC

Sensitivity of the Fraser River Plume to Winds, Tides and Freshwater Flux

Jie Liu, The University of British Columbia
Susan E. Allen, The University of British Columbia
Nancy Soontiens, The University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

The Sedimentary Context of Sturgeon Bank, Fraser River Delta, BC, Canada – 150 Years of Flood, Erosion and Navigational Management and Implications for the Future

Rowland J. Atkins, Golder Associates Ltd, Victoria, BC
Morgan Tidd, Golder Associates Ltd, Victoria, BC
Gord Ruffo, Port Metro Vancouver

2016SSEC

Beach wrack communities within a commercially harvested coastline of the Salish Sea

Jessica J. Holden, University of Victoria
Shaun MacNeil, Vancouver Island University
Sarah Dudas, Vancouver Island University
Brian C. Kingzett, Vancouver Island University
Francis Juanes, University of Victoria

2016SSEC

Modelling Estuarine Exchange through Boundary Pass

Susan E. Allen, University of British Columbia
Nancy Soontiens, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Transplanting Orange Sea Pens: Challenges and Opportunities

Marina Winterbottom, Hemmera
Scott Toews, Hemmera
Jamie Slogan, Hemmera

2016SSEC

A Nonparametric Statistical Approach to Analyzing Eelgrass Density Data

Traci L. Sanderson, Golder Associates Inc.
Michelle Spani, Golder Associates Ltd, Victoria, BC
Andrew Rippington, Golder Associates Ltd, Victoria, BC

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2016SSEC

Establishing a BC eelgrass monitoring network for assessment of fish diversity along environmental and human disturbance gradients

Josephine C. Iacarella, University of Victoria
Julia K. Baum, University of Victoria

2016SSEC

Ten Years of Observatory Science from Saanich Inlet

Richard Dewey, Ocean Networks Canada
Kim Juniper, Ocean Networks Canada

2016SSEC

Environmental Monitoring Using Foraminiferal Assemblages in the Great Bend Region of Hood Canal, WA

Adrienne M.D. Sorenson, University of Washington - Seattle Campus

2016SSEC

Reanalysis of satellite derived chlorophyll-a data for the Salish Sea

Andrea Hilborn, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Maycira Costa, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Tyson Carswell, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Ian Perry, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Elucidating patterns of channel erosion, sediment deposition, and vegetative regrowth on the restored Nisqually River Delta

Melanie J. Davis, USGS Western Ecological Research Center
Isa Woo, Geological Survey (U.S.)
Christopher Ellings, Nisqually Indian Tribe
Glynnis Nakai, USFWS

2016SSEC

A Review of the Salish Sea Estuarine Circulation

Parker MacCready, University of Washington Seattle

2016SSEC

Sensitivity of Flushing and Water Quality in Salish Sea Sub-basins to Exchange through Johnstone Strait Pathway – a modeling Study

Tarang Khangaonkar, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Wen Long, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Laura Bianucci, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2016SSEC

Modeling climate variability effects on eelgrass productivity and resilience

Kate E. Buenau, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ronald M. Thom, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2016SSEC

The Qwuloolt Estuary Restoration Project: A Holistic View After Implementation

Josh Meidav, The Tulalip Tribes
Kurt Nelson, The Tulalip Tribes

2016SSEC

Monitoring Eelgrass in Gulf Islands National Park Reserve

Sibylla Helms, Parks Canada Agency
Jennifer Yakimishyn, Parks Canada Agency
Clifford L.K. Robinson, University of Victoria, Canada

2016SSEC

Glenrose Tidal Marsh Project

Mike Tranmer, Moffatt & Nichol
Gary Williams, GL Williams & Associates Ltd.

2016SSEC

Eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) decline at Dumas Bay, WA (USA): patterns and possible causes

Jessica J. Demetro Stowe, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Bart Christiaen, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Lisa Ferrier, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Jeffrey Gaeckle, Washington State Department of Natural Resources

2016SSEC

Cascading ecosystem changes as a result of dam removal on the Elwha River, Washington

Melissa Foley, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz CA
Matthew Beirne, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Port Angeles WA
Rebecca Paradis, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Port Angeles WA
Jeff Duda, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle WA
Andrew Ritchie, Olympic National Park (Agency : U.S.)
Jonathan Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz CA
Patrick Shafroth, USGS Fort Collins
Andrew W. Stevens, U.S. Geological Survey
Guy Gelfenbaum, U.S. Geological Survey

2016SSEC

Seasonal use of artificial reefs at Deltaport Terminal by reef fishes

Sharon Jeffery Ms, Archipelago Marine Research

2016SSEC

Ecosystem implications of Zostera marina loss and Zostera japonica recolonization in the Port Madison Reservation, central Puget Sound

Renee K. Takesue, U.S. Geological Survey
Paul Dorn, Suquamish Tribal Fisheries
Michael Hannam

2016SSEC

Creating and rehabilitating salt marshes through Building with Nature: more than just compensation. A contractors perspective

Daan Rijks
Stefan Aarninkhof

2016SSEC

Satellite based study of wind and river forcing of the Fraser River plume

Mark Halverson, University of British Columbia
Romain Di Costanzo, University of British Columbia
Rich Pawlowicz, University of British Columbia
Eric Rehm, Université Laval
Emmanuel Devred, Université Laval

2016SSEC

Restoring habitat in the Vancouver Lower Mainland and Lessons Learned from the Spartina control program in BC

Dan Buffett
Matt Christensen, Ducks Unlimited Canada

2016SSEC

Trends in floating kelp along the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the outer coast (WA, USA): patterns and links to environmental drivers

Helen Berry
Tom Mumford, Marine Agronomics, LLC
Pete Dowty, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Bart Christiaen, Washington Dept. of Natural Resources
Evan Sutton, Washington Dept of Natural Resources

2016SSEC

Assessment of nutrient, metal, and organic contaminant concentrations in eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) in Puget Sound, WA (USA)

Jeff Gaeckle, Washington State Department of Natural Resources

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2016SSEC

Biodiversity and food webs supported by BC eelgrass meadows

Mary I. O'Connor

2016SSEC

Habitat Banking Component of the Port Metro Vancouver Habitat Enhancement Program to Benefit the Fraser River Estuary and Salish Sea

Gary Williams, GL Williams & Associates Ltd., Coquitlam, B.C.
Scott Northrup, Hemmera Envirochem Inc.

2016SSEC

Long-term monitoring on multiple spatial scales: status and trends of eelgrass (Zostera marina) in greater Puget Sound

Bart Christiaen, WA State DNR
Pete Dowty, WA State DNR
Lisa Ferrier, WA State DNR
Jeff Gaeckle, WA State DNR
Helen Berry, WA State DNR

2016SSEC

Remote monitoring of physical and biological properties in the Salish Sea: VENUS sea-surface monitoring with high frequency radar and instrumented ferries

Akash Sastri, Ocean Networks Canada
Richard Dewey, Ocean Networks Canada
Steve Mihaly, Ocean Networks Canada
Kevin Bartlett, Ocean Networks Canada

2016SSEC

Environmentally Sound Energy for the Future

Genevra E L Harker-Klimes, Pacific Northwest National Laborator

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2016SSEC

Long term monitoring of eelgrass, water and weather patterns in Padilla Bay, WA.

Heath Bohlmann, Padilla Bay NERR
Jude K. Apple, Padilla Bay NERR/Dept of Ecology
Nicole Burnett, Padilla Bay NERR
Suzanne Shull

2016SSEC

Eelgrass (Zostera marina) restoration in Puget Sound: obstacles, surprises, and lessons learned

John Vavrinec, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Amy Borde, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Kate Buenau, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jeff Gaeckle, Washington Department of Natural Resources
Ron Thom, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Lara Aston, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2016SSEC

MarineGEO BC; International and provincial networks for nearshore habitat monitoring

Margot Hessing-Lewis

2016SSEC

Phenology explains temporal dynamics in eelgrass (Zostera marina) food web interactions

Emily M. Adamczyk, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Zooplankton abundance, diversity, and distribution in San Juan Channel during autumn 2015

Rachel E. Raymer, University of Washington, Seattle

2016SSEC

Saving Glass Sponge Reefs in the Salish Sea

Sabine Jessen, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society
Alexandra Barron, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - BC
Rhona Govender, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society

2016SSEC

Eelgrass Wasting Disease: a Contributor to Decline in the San Juan Islands?

Reyn Yoshioka, Cornell University
Morgan Eisenlord, Cornell University
Maya Groner, University of Prince Edward Island
Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria, University of Washington
Olivia Graham, University of Washington
Drew Harvell, Cornell University

2016SSEC

Initial characterization and comparison of beach sediment throughout Puget Sound

Michelle Gostic, Washington State Department of Ecology
Jaime Liljegren, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Diana McCandless, Washington State Department of Ecology
George M. Kaminsky, Washington State Department of Ecology

2016SSEC

Pre and post-breach monitoring of the Qwuloolt Restoration project in the Snohomish River Estuary

Todd Zackey, The Tulalip Tribes
Casey Rice, NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Josh Chamberlin, NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Jason Hall, NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Holly Zox, One Horse Enterprises
Jason Schilling, The Tulalip Tribes
Phil Roni

2016SSEC

Protecting Eelgrass and Blue Carbon ecosystems

Alexandra Barron, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - BC

2016SSEC

Developing a Predictive Multiple Regression Model to Identify Non-Natal Coastal Streams in the Puget Sound Utilized by Juvenile Chinook

Todd Zackey, The Tulalip Tribes
Eric Beamer, Skagit River System Cooperative
Tyson Waldo, Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission
Michelle Totman, The Tulalip Tribes

2016SSEC

Physical and microbial drivers of oxygen dynamics in the San Juan Islands

Natasha R. Christman, University of Washington

2016SSEC

Assessing the performance of an activated carbon sediment amendment to remediate contamination at a site located in Sinclair Inlet, Puget Sound, WA

V Kirtay, US Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
D B. Chadwick, US Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
G. Rosen, US Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
Robert K. Johnston, US Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific
J Germano, Germano and Associates
J Conder, Geosyntec Consultants
M Grover, Ramboll Environ
J Word, Ramboll Environ

2016SSEC

A dangerous mix: Strain, dosage, and environment increase virulence of eelgrass wasting disease

Morgan E. Eisenlord, Cornell University
Maya Groner, University of Prince Edward Island
Colleen Burge, University of Maryland Baltimore County
Reyn Yoshioka, Cornell University
Phoebe Dawkins, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Evan Fiorenza, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Francesca Giammona, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Sandy Wyllie-Echeverria, University of Washington
Drew Harvell, Cornell University

2016SSEC

Eelgrass Mitigation: Balancing Ecological Functions

Grant Novak, Confluence Environmental Company

2016SSEC

Linking seasonal trends of light and temperature conditions to eelgrass plant performance at Dumas Bay, Washington.

Lisa Ferrier, Washington State Department of Natural Resourses
Jeff Gaeckle, Washington State Department of Natural Resources

2016SSEC

Fish and wildlife habitat restoration: Elliott Bay and Duwamish estuary--industrial, community, and environmental context

George V. Blomberg N/A, Port of Seattle

2016SSEC

Patterns and Drivers of Eelgrass Invertebrate Diversity along the Coast of British Columbia

Colleen Forbes, University of British Columbia, Canada

2016SSEC

Eelgrass Restoration in the Squamish Estuary

Edith Tobe

2016SSEC

The effect of harvest rates on eelgrass (Zostera marina L.) donor sites in Puget Sound: A project overview

Lara Aston, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jeff Gaeckle, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Amy Borde, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Valerie Cullinan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Ron Thom, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
John Vavrinec, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

2016SSEC