Messy is good for fish
August 1, 2017 —
Puget Sound's iconic salmon are struggling. A team of researchers led by fish biologist Tim Beechie have begun an ambitious, long-term program to monitor and track changes in the natural habitat most essential to the health and survival of threatened steelhead, coho, and Chinook salmon. In a recently published NOAA Technical Memorandum, Beechie and his team describe their new methods for using aerial photographs and satellite images to track the Puget Sound's changing environment.