Category: Environmental studies
8 Web Exclusive(s) found that match this category.
Salmon and orcas: Videos and slideshows from Kitsap Sun environmental reporter Chris Dunagan
The Kitsap Sun and their environmental reporter Chris Dunagan have produced an interactive map for salmon watching on the Kitsap Peninsula.The map has videos of salmon at various locations.
Categories: Environmental studies, Communication
Tags: Video, Environmental journalism, Salmon, Maps
A Brush with Snorkel Bob
There is the world of science, of measured and verified observations, of slow-moving knowledge. And there’s a world of advocacy, of convictions, values, passion, and a desire for fast-moving change. Only a few slides into his PowerPoint on the ...
Categories: Environmental studies, Public affairs
Tags: Environmentalists, Ocean, Fish
Video: Pervious concrete for stormwater management
Liv Haselbach, associate professor with Washington State University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, researches concrete surfaces that can absorb water, rather than allowing water to run off and cause pollution, flooding, or oth...
Categories: Environmental studies, Engineering
Tags: Pollution, Stormwater, Video
Reviews: Books by Orrin Pilkey ’57
Orrin Pilkey ’57 has written several books on beaches, shorelines, sea levels, and climate change.You can read reviews of two of his books from Washington State Magazine. The World’s Beaches: A Global Guide to the Science of the Shoreline (2011)...
Categories: Earth sciences, Environmental studies
Tags: Books, Climate change, Oceans
Watching the weather in the Pacific Northwest
You can follow the mercurial weather of the Pacific Northwest with a number of resources from Washington State University and other weather websites. AgWeatherNet :: Access to raw weather data from the Washington State University weather network, al...
Categories: Environmental studies, Earth sciences
Tags: Weather, Meteorology
Video: Valley View Fires of 2008 and Firewise Community
In 2008, the Valley View fire in the Dishman Hills outside of Spokane burned 13 homes and 1,200 acres. A number of homes survived because residents applied Firewise principles to protect their residences. In this video produced by the Spokane County ...
Categories: Forestry, Environmental studies, WSU Extension
Tags: Wildfire, Forest fires, Forest management
Reply to letter from Herman Goetjen
Letter:I really enjoyed the article on Bob Mierendorf's work in the North Cascades National Park.However, a couple of the photos raise some questions for me if you can pass them on to Bob for me. On page 29, the top two photos show a large culturally...
Categories: Archaeology, Environmental studies
Tags: Climate change, Cascades
Better living...through solar
For more than two years, a group of Washington State University students in architecture, construction management, interior design, and engineering designed and built a solar house, including all of its systems, from the ground up. In September 20...
Categories: Architecture and design, Environmental studies
Tags: Solar power, Buildings