Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel to discuss Biennial
Science Work Plan, coastal resilience, and modeling of sea-level rise
Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel will meet August 24 in Seattle
The Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel will meet Wednesday,
August 24, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the University of Washington’s
Applied Physics Lab,Henderson Hall, 1013 NE 40th Street, Seattle.
Meeting highlights include:
Discussion about the public comments received on the draft 2016
Biennial Science Work Plan, which recommends priority science actions in
support of ecosystem recovery. Science and monitoring help us understand
whether our efforts to recover and protect Puget Sound are having the desired
A presentation on coastal resilience and sea-level rise modeling. Washington Sea Grant, the University of Washington Climate
Impacts Group, and many other partners are developing resources that help
coastal communities prepare for a range of impacts associated with rising sea
levels and strong coastal storms.
The full Science Panel agenda, meeting materials and
directions are available at http://www.psp.wa.gov/SP_meetings.php.
This meeting is open to the public and all are welcome to provide comment and
learn about the regional effort to restore and protect Puget Sound.
If you need special accommodations to participate in this
meeting, please notify the Special Assistant to the Boards, Dominique Hampton,
About the Science Panel
The 16-member Science Panel provides expert advice to the Leadership Council and the Puget Sound Partnership. Appointed by the Leadership Council, members are among the top scientists in Washington State.
About the Puget Sound Partnership
Puget Sound Partnership is the state agency formed to lead the region’s
collective effort to restore and protect Puget Sound. Working with hundreds of governments, tribes, scientists, businesses, and nonprofits,
the Partnership mobilizes partner action around a common agenda,
advances Sound investments, and tracks progress to optimize recovery.