NOAA’s National Ocean Service – Coast Survey unveils NOAA ENC Online Viewer

For more than ten years, since NOAA introduced its electronic navigational charts, you have needed to purchase a specialized chart display system to view the NOAA ENC® as a seamless chart database. 


NANOOS exposing new Canadian real-time data

NANOOS is now serving up a new in-situ near-real-time asset on NVS from Vancouver Island University (VIU), a NANOOS member located in Nanaimo, BC (Canada).


Are Bulkheads bad for Puget Sound?

Enviros and waterfront owners have argued the question for years. UW biologist Megan Dethier is out to find the answer.  Click here for the full article



Hog Island Oyster Wine_pouringHog Island Oyster Co. which turned 30 this July, celebrates 10 year and 5 year anniversaries in San Francisco and Napa. 


On Sandy Anniversary, Rep. Denny Heck Speaks Against Economic Damage of Climate Change

Link to Video

Ocean acidification center another example of state leading the nation

Nice article on the new UW Ocean Acidification Center created with the $1.8 million recently appropriated by the legislature.

Shuck Some of the World’s Best Oysters

A 5 minute piece on Hog Island Oyster Co. on NBC-TV tonight.

Don’t Discount (Smart) Farming