Publications / Research

Conservation challenges of predator recovery

A new article, titled “Conservation challenges of predator recovery”, has been accepted for publication into Conservation Letters: A journal for the Society for Conservation Biology.  This article is a result of the collaboration of SAFS post-doc Kristin Marshall, SMEA Professor Ryan Kelly, NOAA scientist and SAFS affiliate faculty Eric Ward, and NOAA scientists Jameal Samhouri … Continue reading

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Students Present Summer Research Projects

This summer SAFS graduate student Emma Timmins-Schiffman along with Bryan Bartley (Bioengineering), and Lauren Vandepas (Biology) – have mentored a group of high school students from local Seattle schools. The students have accomplished some pretty impressive research projects over the course of the summer as they learn about interactions between the environment and local biota. On August … Continue reading


Open Notebook Series: Ocean Acidification

As part of a monthly UnSeminar Series there will be a discussion June 27th 9:30 AM in the FTR 103 on Ocean Acidification. The Open Notebook UnSeminar Series is focused on bringing together disparate research groups interested in sharing experiences, collaboration, and discussing issues related to large data sets, reproducibility, and science. Everyone is welcome to attend. … Continue reading

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Addressing assumptions: variation in stable isotopes and fatty acids of marine macrophytes can confound conclusions of food web studies

MN Dethier, *EA Sosik, *AWE Galloway, DO Duggins, *CA Simenstad. 2013. Feature Article, open access. Marine Ecology Progress Series 478:1-14. *Authors from SAFS Research on food webs increasingly relies on sampling biomarkers (stable isotopes and fatty acids) in consumers and their potential prey. In studies of macroalgal and seagrass biomarkers in the northeast Pacific, Dethier and … Continue reading

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UW Science Now at Town Hall | Juliana Houghton: Are We (Noisily) Loving Whales to Death?

SAFS graduate student Juliana Houghton will be speaking at Town Hall this Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 6:00 – 7:00PM. This season’s second edition of UW Science Now, which trains University of Washington graduate students to communicate their research to the general public and introduces that public to cutting-edge research in our own backyard, addresses the impact … Continue reading