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2011

U.S. science ships find a new port
Winston Ross, Eugene Register-Guard, September 19, 2011.

Behind the scenes of the Elwha Dam project
Erica Schulz, Seattle Times, September 18, 2011.

Dams’ removal promises unique chance to start over on a grand scale
Lynda Mapes, Seattle Times, September 17, 2011.

Acidity fries fish senses
John Ryan, KUOW News 94.9 FM.  September 6, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Elwha Dam removals: researchers use giant fish weir to study salmon
Tom Callis, Peninsula Daily News.  September 3, 2011.

Deep sea expedition off Marin coast reveals sea’s hidden world
Mark Prado, Marin Independent Journal.  September 2, 2011.

Frankenfish, wine and dam removals
KCTS 9 Connects. August 26, 2011. watch the video clip

Saving orcas in the Northwest
Marcie Sillman, Weekday KUOW 94.9 FM.  September 1, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Scientists use underwater robot to photograph ocean floor 1,800 feet below surface
George Clyde, KWMR 90.5 FM.  August 29, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Sequim Bay algae that turns toxic stumps scientists
Craig Welch, Seattle Times. August 23, 2011.

For some orcas, inbreeding is a whale of a problem
Lauren Applewick, Oxford University Press Blog. August 19, 2011.

Making a bigger deal about smaller fish
Tom Banse, NPR.  August 18, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Scientists measure what dams have done to the Elwha
Ashley Ahearn, KUOW Public Radio as reported on Earth Fix KCTS 9. August 16, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Field notes: side channels of the Elwha River
Lynda Mapes, Seattle Times. August 15, 2011.

New shellfish poison found in U.S. waters caused by algal toxin
Lynne Peeples, Huffington Post. August 14, 2011.

Based out of Newport, NOAA’s newest research ship is as at work on Pacific hake survey
Nancy Raskauskas, Corvallis-Gazette Times. August 13, 2011.

Think out loud
Ashley Ahearn, Oregon Public Broadcasting. August 15, 2011. watch the video clip

Studies: how whales, fish might adapt to a warming ocean
Tom Banse, Northwest News Network as reported on Voice of America. August 5, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Jellyfish in bloom
Matthew Smith and Matthew Guiffre, KNOM 96.1 FM.  July 28, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Resident orca diet focus of July 27 talk in Bellingham
Kie Relyea, Bellingham Herald. July 25, 2011.

Red seaweed turning “green” for Manchester entrepreneur
Amy Phan, Kitsap Sun. July 24, 2011.

With the oldest whale, “Ruffles,” gone, who will be orca’s next Big Daddy?
Craig Welch, Seattle Times. July 22, 2011.

Inbreeding a whale of a problem
Judith Lavoie, Times Colonist. July 22, 2011.

New worry for orcas in Puget Sound: inbreeding
Craig Welch, Seattle Times. July 21, 2011.

Obama proposal for collaborative ocean policy draws skepticism, support
Alissa Bohling, Truthout. July 17, 2011.

Fish shift on West Coast predicted by climate study
Tom Banse, Northwest News Network and KLCC 89.7 FM Public Radio. July 11, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Fish shift up West Coast predicted by climate study,
Tom Banse, Northwest Public Radio. July 11, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Climate study predicts shift in fish species up West Coast,
Tom Banse, KUOW National Public Radio. July 8, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Marlin, blue fin tuna, could become regulars in Northwest waters,
Tom Banse, KPLU 88.5 NPR. July 8, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Measuring the salmon data in the streams of the Columbia River Basin
Scott Learn, The Oregonian. June 23, 2011.

Rep. Larsen visits NOAA
Mukilteo Beacon. June 22, 2011.

Submersible Echo-sounder retrieval
Hydro International. June 15, 2011.

Faculty, students join hunt for fish-killing algae
San Francisco State News. June 7, 2011.

Tiny algae bloom by the billions to threaten Northwest salmon,
Ashley Ahearn, Oregon Public Broadcasting. June 6, 2011. listen to the audio clip

New threats loom in an ocean of noise
Craig Welch, Charlotte Observer. June 5, 2011.

Central Oregon Coast holds a day to learn about NOAA
Beach Connection. June 3, 2011.

Pollution lower, risks remain for marine life
Craig Welch, Seattle Times. May 20, 2011.

Burke to discuss NOAA fleet’s work with groundfish program
Terry Dillman, Newport News Times. May 20, 2011.

NOAA Manager to discuss Pacific research at HMSC
Pat Kight, Oregon Sea Grant’s Breaking Waves. May 17, 2011.

Fish hooks designed to avoid the wrong catch
Anne Eisenberg, New York Times. May 7, 2011.

Salmon: running the gauntlet, PBS. May 1, 2011. watch the video clip

Meet your neighbors: an intro to NOAA’s research in Mukilteo
Sara Bruestle, Mukilteo Beacon. April 27, 2011.

NOAA Pascagoula Laboratory was at forefront of oil spill response
Harlan Kirgan, Mississippi Press. April 24, 2011.

Lab puts Puget Sound sea life to acid test
Craig Welch, Seattle Times. April 11, 2011.

Lamprey decline, Oregon Field Guide, Oregon Public Broadcasting. March 28, 2011. watch the video clip

Ocean Acidification: global warming’s doppelganger
Maria Dolan, Seattle Magazine. March 2011.

Stormwater runoff: a flood of crud,
Liam Moriarty, KPLU 88.5 FM, NPR. January 20, 2011. listen to the audio clip

Tuna muddies waters over damage from BP spill
Jeffrey Ball, Wall Street Journal. January 13, 2011.

2011: the good ol' days return?
Tom Nelson, Outdoor Line 710 AM ESPN Seattle, January 8, 2011. listen to the audio clip

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