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Index to physical and chemical oceanographic data of Puget Sound and its approaches, 1932-1966

Eugene E. Collias

Index to physical and chemical oceanographic data of Puget Sound and its approaches, 1932-1966

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Published by State of Washington, Dept. of Natural Resources] in [Seattle .
Written in English

  • Washington (State),
  • Puget Sound.
    • Subjects:
    • Oceanography -- Washington (State) -- Puget Sound.

    • Edition Notes

      On cover: Washington Sea Grant Program.

      Statementby Eugene E. Collias.
      SeriesAquatic land management series, 1, University of Washington. Dept. of Oceanography. Special report 43. Washington sea grant publication 70-4, Washington sea grant publication, 70-4.
      LC ClassificationsGC856 .C65
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5029251M
      LC Control Number73635010

      WHAT IS PUGET SOUND? (AND THE PUGET LOWLAND, AND THE PUGET SOUND BASIN?) Puget Sound. Edmond Meany () described Puget Sound as "a name much extended beyond its original application." In Captain George Vancouver named the bays and inlets south of present Tacoma and The Narrows after Lieutenant Peter Puget.   Oceanography covers a wide range of topics, including marine life and ecosystems, ocean circulation, plate tectonics and the geology of the seafloor, and the chemical and physical properties of the ocean. Just as there are many specialties within the medical field, there are many disciplines within oceanography. Detective Fiction is a clear and compelling look at some of the best known, yet least-understood, characters and texts of the modern day. Charles J. Rzepka traces the history of the genre from its modern beginnings in the early eighteenth century, with the criminal broadsheets and ‘true’ crime stories of The Newgate Calendar, to its present state of diversity, innovation, and worldwide. In his book, "The Uses of Ecology: Lake Washington and Beyond," University of Washington Professor Emeritus "Doc" Edmundson describes how diversion of treated sewage in to Puget Sound transformed Lake Washington from a "polluted" but highly productive water body into a clean-looking but less-productive lake.

      Shallin Busch is a Mukilteo-based ecologist whose research is linking ocean acidification to the deteriorating health of the Puget Sound ecosystem. The Mukilteo team has looked at or is looking at ocean acidification effects on krill, salmon, Dungeness crab, black cod and pteropod (marine snails).

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Index to physical and chemical oceanographic data of Puget Sound and its approaches, 1932-1966 by Eugene E. Collias Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Index to physical and chemical oceanographic data of Puget Sound and its approaches, [Eugene E Collias; Washington (State). Department of Natural Resources,; National Science Foundation (U.S.),; Washington Sea Grant Program,]. FEATURES OF PUGET SOUND REGION: OCEANOGRAPHY AND PHYSICAL PROCESSES REGIONAL SETTING Puget Sound is the southernmost of a series of interconnected, glacially scoured channels that include the Strait of Juan de Fuca and Strait of Georgia in Canada.

The entrance to the Sound is about km from the Pacific Ocean. In other words, Puget Sound's water is already higher in the gas than our CO2-choked atmosphere.

Measurements off the dock show that the water surrounding the lab has an average pH of aboutwhich is acidic for seawater.

Worldwide, average ocean pH is thought to have dropped from about to due to climate change. index to physical and chemical oceanographic data of puget sound and its approaches. - Eugene E. Col lias, Hashington Sea Grant Publication, Seattle: University 1932-1966 book Nashington Department of Oceanography, general, southern Puget Sound is shallower with finer grained sediments than areas to the north.

Water depth in Puget Sound increases rapidly with distance from the shore. The mean water depth is 62 m, with a maximum of m (Burns, ), and it takes approximately 5 months to completely exchange Puget Sound water with Pacific Ocean water.

The Puget Sound is part of the larger geologic province of the Puget Lowland. Both were sculpted by the thick and extensive glaciers that advanced south to just beyond Olympia.

Glacial till (sediment deposited directly by the ice) and outwash (sediment deposited by meltwater in front of the glacier) make up most of what is found at or near the.

The Puget Sound Update — the fifth annual summary report of this program — evaluates the data collected by the PSAMP in (the most recent year for which the data have undergone quality assurance review and interpretation) and compares these data to past information on Puget Sound.

South Puget Sound has Noctiluca drifting at the surface in large orange lines in many places and red-brown blooms widespread in finger inlets, as well as in Sinclair Inlet. Central Sound surface-water temperatures are high, still in the 60s, and algae are abundant.

See what we are measuring to understand ocean acidification in Puget Sound. E.E. ColliasIndex to physical and chemical oceanographic data of Puget Sound and its approaches, – University of Washington Department of Oceanography () Special Report No.

43, and Washington Sea Grant Publication WSG   Books:Atlas of physical and chemical properties of Puget Sound and its approaches, by Eugene E. Collias, Noel McGary, and Clifford A.

Barnes Pub Info Seattle, Distributed by the University of Washington Press []Downing, John, The coast of Puget Sound: its processes and development / John Downing Pub Info Seattle. It is historically divided into physical, biological, chemical, and geological oceanography.

Descriptive physical oceanography approaches the ocean through both observations and complex numerical model output used to describe the fluid motions as quantitatively as possible.

This book is concerned primarily with the physics of the ocean. ‘Collias, Eugene E. Index to Physical and Chemical Oceanographic Data of Puget Sound and its Approaches, —, University of Washington, Department of Oceanography, Special Report No. 43,pp. — 1. But ocean water contains a vast array of substances besides salt, and the field of chemical oceanography examines how these various ions, elements, gases, and other substances interact with each other, with marine organisms and oceanographic processes, and with the seawater itself.

Sincewe have gathered monthly water quality data at 37 Index to physical and chemical oceanographic data of Puget Sound and its approaches in Puget Sound, Grays Harbor, and Willapa Bay to determine long-term trends in nutrients, algal biomass, and dissolved oxygen.

We monitor these parameters, plus a suite of additional physical, chemical, and bio-optical variables. Scientists predict that ocean acidification will impact communities around the world. One of them is the Suquamish Nation, an American Indian tribe on the Puget Sound, in the Pacific ts from the Suquamish Tribal Early College High School produced this video to raise awareness about the economic, environmental, social, and cultural impacts ocean acidification may have on their.

November Final Report Puget Sound Physical Oceanography- vii ˘ ˇˆ˙ ˝ˇ˛˛ ˚˜ As part of the Regional Wastewater Services Plan, King County plans to construct a new regional wastewater treatment facility in north King County or south Snohomish County by The treatment plant will have an outfall in the northern part of Puget.

Sound Sound is a form of energy transmitted through pressure waves; longitudinal or compressional waves similar to the seismic P-waves we discussed in section With ocean sounds, the energy is transmitted via water molecules vibrating back and forth parallel to the direction of the sound wave, and passing on the energy to adjacent molecules.

Follow. Submissions from PDF. History of Oceanography, Num Commission of Oceanography, Division of History of Science, International Union of the History and Philosophy of Science. Submissions from PDF. History of Oceanography, Num Commission of Oceanography, Division of History of Science, International Union of the History and Philosophy of.

View Current Issue Submit to JPO. Scope. The Journal of Physical Oceanography (JPO) (ISSN: ; eISSN: ) publishes research related to the physics of the ocean and to processes operating at its ational, theoretical, and modeling studies are all welcome, especially those that focus on elucidating specific physical processes.

South Puget Sound water-shed (Figure 7). What is the critical time of year for South Puget Sound water quality. Water temperature and salinity strongly influence physical, chemical, and bio-logical processes in South Puget Sound, leading to strong seasonal variations.

Late summer appears to be the most important time of year for water quality. It's a.m. and Katherine Ball has been up since midnight processing seafloor mapping data on an ocean research vessel.

The data shows high-resolution images of Puget Sound’s seafloor and Katherine, a UW oceanography student, is tired but invigorated. The Puget Sound Partnership is currently in the process of updating the Puget Sound Action Agenda – the regional plan for restoring the health of Puget Sound.

The Toxics Assessment will help the Partnership set some of its cleanup priorities and strategies for the Sound. Map of Puget Sound and estuaries sampled with locations of wastewater treatment plant outfalls and sampling sites. J.P.

Meador et al. / Environmental Pollution 21 3 () e At study sites in the Puget Sound lowlands of western Washington State, landscape, hydrological, and biological conditions were evaluated for streams flowing through watersheds with varying levels.

Oceanographers are earth scientists devoted to studying and preserving the ocean. At SPSCC, you will be a part of small lecture classes and well-equipped labs led by faculty who are excited about their field, teaching, and supporting each student.

As a student in our oceanography class, complete with laboratory experience and field labs, you’ll develop an excellent. The ocean also shapes our communities and culture, from the colorful heritage of Cannery Row to tribes celebrating the season’s first salmon to return from the sea.

Parents teach their kids to fish the West Coast’s 7, miles of shore and view wildlife such as elephant seals, sea turtles, and sea lions. Abstract. Synoptic data on concentrations of sediment-associated chemical contaminants and benthic macroinfaunal community structure were collected from 1, stations in estuaries along the U.S.

Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts as part of the nationwide Environmental Monitoring and. oceanography and an assessment of its position in the history of science. My starting point was the first International Congress of the History of Oceanography, held in Monaco in and the presentation there of a bellwether paper by Harold Burstyn titled “The historian of science and oceanography.” Naturally, a further twenty years or so.

The Salish Sea Model was developed by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in collaboration with scientists within our Environmental Assessment model is a powerful computerized tool that has algorithms within it to simulate hydrodynamic and water quality processes.

We have invested several years of time and research in developing and applying the model and will soon use it.

Ocean acidification could have deep impacts for salmon in the Puget Sound. Tiffany Grunzel from the University of Washington Communications Leadership program, interviews Dr. Shallin Busch (NOAA), Dr. Chase Williams (UW), and Robert Purser Jr. (Susquamish Fisheries) about the direct and indirect impacts of ocean acidification on salmon and what this could mean for tribal culture and the.

While ocean acidification was first investigated as a global phenomenon, coastal acidification has received significant attention in recent years, as its impacts have been felt by different socio-economic sectors (e.g., high mortality of shellfish larvae in aquaculture farms).

As a region that connects land and ocean, the Salish Sea (consisting of Puget Sound and the Straits of Juan de Fuca. Physical oceanography is a sub-discipline of oceanography that involves the study of waves, tides, and currents; the ocean-atmosphere relationship that influences weather and climate; and the transmission of light and sound in the scales of these processes range through spatial scales from centimeters to global and time scales from seconds to centuries.

Monitoring Land Supply with Geographic Information Systems Theory, Practice, and Parcel-Based Approaches Monitoring the supply of buildable land and its capacity to accommodate growth within urbanizing regions is an increasingly important component of urban planning and growth management.

Recent developments in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have opened up new opportunities. A précis of physical oceanography is given in Chapter 1 of a National Research Council (NRC) report (NRC, ); also see NRC (b) for a state-of-the-science overview of all of oceanography.

In simple terms, physical oceanography can be defined as the study of the physics of the circulation of the ocean on all space and time scales.

Puget Sound experiences mixed semi-diurnal tides, with. the diurnal range increasing from about 2 m on the Strait of Juan de Fuca to more than 4 m in southern Puget Sound. The mixed tides are skewed towards the upper half of the tidal range, so waves most commonly interact with the upper portion of the foreshore (Finlayson, ).

Although tidal. Scientists in this cluster group explore the oceans to gain deeper understanding of their chemical, physical, and biological components. From Monterey Bay to Antarctica, they travel on ships that traverse the ocean surface from the highly productive coastal waters to the open ocean, and and probe the surface, mid-water and deep sea.

The most up-to-date compilation of essential concepts and data available on the subject, this book responds to the need for a thorough, yet straightforward approach to the subject for students, researchers, and other professionals in marine science, geochemistry, and environmental third edition of "Chemical Oceanography.

Puget Sound Partnership The Puget Sound Partnership defines, coordinates and implements Washington State’s environmental agenda for Puget Sound. Puget Sound Regional Synthesis Model (PRISM) PRISM is a University of Washington campus wide initiative to revolutionize the integration of research and education on the Puget Sound environment.

Malanotte-Rizzoli P. Modern approaches to data assimilation in ocean modeling. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science; McGillicuddy DJ, Lynch DR, Wiebe P, Runge J, Durbin EG, Gentleman WC, Davis CS.

Evaluating the U.S. Globec Georges Bank broad-scale sampling pattern with Observational System Simulation Experiments. Deep-Sea Research II. Puget Sound (including Puget Sound, Hood Canal, Saratoga Passage, Skagit Bay and Port Susan) fundamentally depends on a sophisticated understanding of shoreline geomorphology and the processes that shape the shoreline over space and time.

However, the majority of. Puget Sound is separate. You can't go to the coast while you're in Seattle. You could go to the beach (Puget Sound) or the shore (Lake Washington), but as Buzz says, you'd have to go west several hours to get to the coast (Pacific Ocean).

posted by lobakgo at PM on Ma A goal of physical oceanography is to develop a quantitative understanding of the ocean circulation, including fluxes—of energy, momentum, and chemical substances—within the ocean and across its boundaries.

Physical oceanographers must contribute to the increasing societal emphasis on measuring, predicting, and planning for changes in.Parker MacCready, Physical Oceanography; Julie Keister, Biological Oceanography, [email protected]; Course Description. This class is intended for graduate students from any scientific discipline.

We will study the physical-biological coupling in a wide range of estuarine systems from around the world, with Puget Sound as a primary.