Marine Waters

Welcome to the Marine Waters Monitoring Workgroup
!

Workgroup Chairs:
    Julia Bos (WA Dept. of Ecology)  julia.bos@ecy.wa.gov
    Kimberly Stark (King County)  kimberle.Stark@kingcounty.gov

PSEMP Staff Lead:
    Vacant

 

Welcome to our Marine Waters Workgroup website.  The Marine Waters workgroup is one of several technical workgroups operating under the PSEMP umbrella – with a specific focus on the inland marine waters of Puget Sound and the greater Salish Sea, including the oceanic, atmospheric, and terrestrial influences and drivers affecting the Sound.


 
This page provides basic information for the Marine Waters Monitoring Workgroup, including:          
  • Annual Monitoring Synthesis Reports (Puget Sound Marine Waters Overview)
  • Meeting Schedule
  • Meeting materials (agendas, notes, handouts)
  • Links to Puget Sound marine waters monitoring program websites      
      
Harbor Porpoises!      
 

Reporting data, observations, and assessment of the marine waters of Puget Sound


The 2015 report has been released!  


Past reports:


Meeting Schedule  

 
2017 
 
January 17   
 
Mar 9

Apr 6 or 7
(Hold for 2014 Marine Waters Overview Workshop!)
 

May 11

 

July 13


September 14


November 9

 
Past Meetings
 
2013             
 
Links to Puget Sound marine water monitoring programs.
 
The Department of Ecology's "Eyes Over Puget Sound" provides monthly updates and interpretations of current marine water surface conditions in Puget Sound
 
Home page for the Northwest Assoc of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS). Many data products, forecasts, and other useful links
 
The King County Marine Monitoring Program includes long-term data collection in the Central Puget Sound Basin, and includes physical, chemical, and biological parameters.
 
Enter the NANOOS Visualization System to locate and access marine monitoring assets in Puget Sound and across the Pacific Northwest
 
The BEACH Program monitors and reports on water quality conditions at swimming beaches across Puget Sound
 
The Department of Health's Shellfish Program classifies shellfish beds, monitors marine biotoxins, and monitors pollution in marine waters near shellfish beds.
 
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