Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Environmental and Fisheries Sciences Programs

Staff

Dr. Penny Swanson
Acting Division Director
Dr. Cyndy Masada
Division Coordinator
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Early warning systems for marine pathogens

Early warning systems for harmful algal blooms and pathogenic bacteria requires understanding of their biology and ecology, rapid and sensitive detection methods, and predictive modeling. Our research activities are engaged to develop early warning systems, particularly for Puget Sound and the Pacific Northwest Coast.