An unusually large, long-lasting and powerful cyclone churned over the Arctic in early August 2012.
Source: NASA Earth Observatory

M2S Freshwater Mixer – November 30th, 2015

On November 30, 2015, the Mountain to Sea Initiative hosted a Freshwater Mixer for UW faculty from all disciplines, who are interested in Freshwater research, meeting new collaborators, and seeding proposals.  Mountain to Sea is a new initiative at UW to catalyze freshwater research, supported by a collaboration of the College of Engineering, the College of the Environment, and UW Tacoma.   
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Researchers gathered sediment cores from lakes in 16 major watersheds in southwestern Alaska.
Source: Lauren Rodgers

Mountains to Sea Initiative

The Mountain to Sea Initiative is designed to catalyze innovative research relevant to coastal watersheds in the Pacific Northwest and worldwide. Mountain to Sea (M2S) seeks to generate a new integrative research agenda within the UW freshwater sciences community and address key challenges facing coastal ecosystems in partnership with scientific and governmental organizations who contribute to and use water science.
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Photo: Thomas Pool

Food, Water, and Energy Dynamics in the Mekong River

The Mekong River and its watershed are facing unprecedented changes from land cover conversion, hydropower development, and climate change. This uncertain future threatens the livelihoods of over 60 million people living in the basin.  Since the early 2000’s, faculty, students, and staff from the University of Washington have partnered with local scientists to conduct multi-disciplinary science research that has led to a much better understanding of river hydrology, sediment dynamics, and carbon cycling.
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Innovations in Freshwater Science and Management

Innovations in Freshwater Science and Management

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