Puget Sound Partnership Science Panel to discuss climate vulnerability assessment, other Puget Sound issues
Meet takes place October
26, in Seattle
The Puget Sound Partnership’s Science Panel will meet on Wednesday,
October 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the University of Washington’s
Applied Physics Lab,Henderson Hall, 1013 NE 40th Street, Seattle.
Meeting highlights include:
An update on efforts to implement the 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 and discussion on a draft climate
vulnerability assessment for Puget Sound. The climate vulnerability assessment
will help scientists, managers, and others understand the ways in which climate
change might impact our efforts to recover and protect Puget Sound.
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
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.