December 2016 issue
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The section’s intent and purpose is to promote the use and understanding of our scientific data and information and to educate and share knowledge on the “value and benefits” of Environmental Sciences.
Articles are based on current activities in the Science and Technical Support Section’s work program. For past work, see our archived newsletters. Individual articles are published in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format and authors cited.
Lake Union and the Ship Canal
A history of pollution and work toward a solution, by Tim Clark.
Hot water and low flow:
The summer of 2015 in the Snoqualmie River Watershed, by Josh Kubo.
The Usual Suspects –
finding the sources of fecal material in our waters, by Andrew Miller.
King County Environmental Lab’s new research vessel, the R/V SoundGuardian
By Bob Kruger.
King County’s Electrofishing Cataraft:
Another type of Research Vessel, by Chris Gregerson.
Bugs and Stream Basin Health
King County uses stream macroinvertebrate data to help identify Puget Sound stream basins with the best health, and those that could be improved. By Kate Macneale.
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