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The Seattle Aquarium’s collaborative conservation research programs in the Salish Sea

Shawn Larson, Seattle Aquarium

2016SSEC

Digging deep: managing social and policy dimensions of geoduck aquaculture conflict in Puget Sound, Washington

Clare M. Ryan, University of Washington - Seattle Campus
P. Sean McDonald, University of Washington - Seattle Campus
Daniel Feinberg, Universiy of Washington - Seattle Campus
Lucas W. Hall
Jarrod G. Hamerly
Christopher W. Wright

2016SSEC

What’s happening with Harlequin ducks in the Salish Sea?

Walter S. Boyd Dr., Science & Technology Branch, Environment Canada

2016SSEC

Estimation of Carbon Buried Under Seagrass Cast

Royann Petrell Dr., University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Restoring Socioecological & Socioeconomic Integrity in Mannion Bay, Bowen Island

Bonny Brokenshire

2016SSEC

Natural Regeneration of Estuarine Biofilm in the Fraser River Estuary, Vancouver, British Columbia

Catherine Blais, Advisian
Christopher Martin, Advisian
Mary Lou Lauria

2016SSEC

Prevalence of propeller strike related mortality in harbor seals (Phoca vitulina) from San Juan County, WA

Jennifer K. Olson, The Whale Museum
Joseph Gaydos, The SeaDoc Society

2016SSEC

Emerald Sea Protection Project

Bourton P. Scott, Emerald Sea Protection Society
Gideon P. Jones, Emerald Sea Protection Society

2016SSEC

Court Awards as a Catalyst for Conservation

Brian Springinotic, Habitat Conservation Trust Foundation

2016SSEC

Nontargeted screening for potentially hazardous wastewater-derived organic chemicals in aquatic ecosystems

Bowen Du, University of Washington - Tacoma Campus
Christopher A. James, University of Washington - Tacoma
Joel Baker, University of Washington Puget Sound Institute
Edward P. Kolodziej, University of Washington

2016SSEC

From divisible to whole – Engaging with the Salish Sea in a post-colonial era of governance

Emma S. Norman, Northwest Indian College

2016SSEC

Procuring a New Research Vessel

Bob Kruger, King County

2016SSEC

Focus on Less Toxic Products in the Garden Center

Jennifer D. Johnson Ms.

2016SSEC

High resolution satellite imagery to map canopy distribution of kelp in the Salish Sea

Maycira Costa, University of Victoria
Jennifer O'Neill
Leanna Boyer

2016SSEC

Recreational users update their program to test water quality at popular beaches and tackle barriers to incorporate citizen science into monitoring and education

Brice Boland, Surfrider Foundation
Eleanor Hines

2016SSEC

Engaging shoreline property owners in sea level rise adaptation

Tina Whitman

2016SSEC

Seasonal use of the Nisqually Reach and estuary by hatchery-reared Chinook salmon from throughout Puget Sound

Mike Hayes, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle WA

2016SSEC

Burrard Inlet Ambient Environmental Monitoring Program Results Overview

Lynn Landry, Environmental Management and Quality Control Division, LWS Department, Metro Vancouver
Annette Smith, Enkon Environmental Ltd
Les Swain, Tri-Star Environmental Consulting

2016SSEC

Fraser River Ambient Environmental Monitoring Program Results Overview

Lynn Landry, Environmental Management and Quality Control Division, LWS Department, Metro Vancouver
Annette Smith, Enkon Environmental Ltd
Les Swain, Tri-Star Environmental Consulting

2016SSEC

Assessing Habitat Compensation in the Lower Fraser River and Estuary

Megan A. Lievesley, Community Mapping Network and BC Conservation Foundation
Dan Stewart, Community Mapping Network and BC Conservation Foundation
Brad Mason, Community Mapping Network
Rob Knight, Community Mapping Network

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2016SSEC

Uptake and trophic modification of POPS in the benthic food chain relative to sediment conditions and feeding strategies

Brenda Burd, Vancouver Aquarium
Carmen Morales, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Peter Ross, Vancouver Aquarium and Marine Science Centre
Eric Chiang, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

2016SSEC

Using the geospatial capabilities of R for an integrated data analysis workflow

Andy Teucher, British Columbia Ministry of Environment

2016SSEC

Classification of green infrastructure networks in the Salish Sea to build regional resilience to coastal flooding

Tugce Conger, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, V6T 1W5

2016SSEC

Long-term Trends in Eelgrass Distribution and Coastal Development of the Salish Sea

Natasha Nahirnick, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Sarah Schroeder, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Maycira Costa, Spectral Lab, University of Victoria
Tara Sharma, Parks Canada Agency

2016SSEC

Effects of anthropogenic noise on fishes at the SK-B Seamount Marine Protected Area

Amalis Riera, University of Victoria
Rodney Rountree, Independent Scholar
John K. Ford, Pacific Biological Station
Francis Juanes, University of Victoria

2016SSEC

Social Impact Investing for Ecological Conservation

Paige Olmsted, University of British Columbia
Kai Chan, University of British Columbia

2016SSEC

Diet and Feeding Behavior of Ammodytes personatus and Clupea palasii in the San Juan Archipelago (Fall 2015)

Kathleen P. Cieri

2016SSEC

Mapping on the Edge: shoreline mapping for regulation and voluntary stewardship

Kate E. Emmings, Islands Trust

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2016SSEC

Three Years Later: Port Susan Bay Estuary Restoration Project

Joelene Boyd, The Nature Conservancy

2016SSEC

Assessing the restoring landscape within the Nisqually River Delta for invertebrate prey production

Isa Woo, USGS Western Ecological Research Center
Susan De La Cruz, United States Geological Survey
Melanie Davis, United States Geological Survey
Christopher Ellings, Nisqually Indian Tribe
Glynnis Nakai, USFWS

2016SSEC

PlaneCam Lite: An on-going effort to create a drone-based shoreline mapping system

Ian Miller, Washington Sea Grant, University of Washington
Jacob Melly, Western Washington U., Huxley College of the Env.
Chris Clark, Montana State University

2016SSEC

Vessel trends and boater education in trans-boundary SRKW Critical Habitat

Elizabeth A. Seely, The Whale Museum, Soundwatch Boater Education Program

2016SSEC

Structure from motion: proof of concept for shoreline monitoring

Phillip Dionne, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Hannah Faulkner, WDFW
Jane B. Atha, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife

2016SSEC

Lessons Learned from Watershed Planning in Thurston County

Allison E. Osterberg, Thurston County

2016SSEC

The inclusion of toxic exposures in a population model of Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) in the Duwamish/Green River

Jessica I. Lundin, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Julann A. Spromberg, NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
David Baldwin, NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center
Rebecca Hoff, NOAA
Robert Neely, NOAA
Troy Baker, NOAA
Sandra O'Neill, WDFW
Chris Jordan, NOAA
Nathaniel L. Scholz, NOAA Fisheries, Northwest Fisheries Science Center

2016SSEC

Benefits of Working with Local Governments - A Non-Profit Perspective

Nikki N. Wright Ms., SeaChange Marine Conservation Society
Leanna Boyer Ms., SeaChange Marine Conservation Society

2016SSEC

Subtidal Invertebrate and Fish Responses to Increased Sediment Load During Elwha Dam Removal

Stephen P. Rubin, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle WA
Ian Miller, Washington Sea Grant, Port Angeles WA
Melissa Foley, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz CA
Nancy Elder, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Marrowstone Marine Station, Nordland, WA
Jeff Duda, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center, Seattle WA
Helen Berry, Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources
Jonathan Warrick, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz CA
Guy Gelfenbaum, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz CA
Andrew Stevens, USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Santa Cruz CA
Matt Beirne, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Port Angeles WA
Mike McHenry, Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, Port Angeles WA
Benjamin Hudson, University of Washington, Applied Physics Laboratory
Rob Pedersen, USEPA Region 10, Seattle WA

2016SSEC

Toward Ocean Pollution Solutions for Marine Mammals at Risk in British Columbia, Canada

Juan Jose Alava, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, University of British Columbia & Ocean Pollution Research Program, Coastal and Ocean Research Institute, Vancouver Aquarium, Marine Science Centre
Karen Gordon, Georgia Strait Alliance, Vancouver Canada
Carmen Morales-Caselles, Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre
Wenhui Gao, Marine Affairs Program, Dalhousie University
Christianne Wilhelmson, Georgia Strait Alliance
Peter S. Ross, Ocean Pollution Research Program, Coastal and Ocean Research Institute, Vancouver Aquarium, Marine Science Centre

2016SSEC

Baseline mapping of beaches and bluffs with boat-based lidar

George M. Kaminsky
Heather M. Weiner, Washington State Department of Ecology
Amanda Hacking, Washington State Department of Ecology
Diana McCandless, Washington State Department of Ecology

2016SSEC

Fluctuations in Distribution of a Salish-Sea Eelgrass Meadow Over Time and Space

Suzanne Shull, Padilla Bay NERR/Dept of Ecology
Jude Apple, Padilla Bay NERR/Dept of Ecology
Nicole Burnett, Padilla Bay NERR/Dept of Ecology
Heath Bohlmann, Padilla Bay NERR/Dept of Ecology
Lindsey Top, WWU

2016SSEC

What's below the surface of the Salish Sea: 35 years of underwater science in Howe Sound.

Andrew Day
Jessica Schulz

2016SSEC

Improving access to ocean and coastal data: How the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems serves the Pacific Northwest

Rachel Wold, University of Washington

2016SSEC

Glacier Behavior on Mount Baker

Oliver Grah, Nooksack Indian Tribe
Steve Klein, EPA-ORD

2016SSEC