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New Major in Marine Biology

Explore the diversity of marine life in the field, lab, and classroom. Focus your college education with our innovative academic programs.

Announcement

New Marine Biology Major
Starting Autumn 2018

Find out more about the newest major at the UW College of the Environment

Student Spotlights

Andrew Chin, a senior double majoring in Aquatic and Fishery Sciences and Marine Biology shares his month-long experience sailing South Pacific with the SEA Semester program

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Field Assistant – University of Washington & King County

The University of Washington and King County has a great opportunity for a temporary hourly Field Assistant. The two have come together to carry out a project entitled “Floating Treatment Wetlands Reduce Contaminants & Nutrients in Urban Stormwater Runoff”. The purpose of the research is to test coho mortality from direct stormwater and to determine the necessary contact time for stormwater with the floating wetlands to adequately remove metals and contaminants that will significantly reduce coho juvenile mortality and adult pre-spawn mortality.

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Jan 18, 2019 | Job

2019 UW Exploration Seminar: Andes to Amazon: Biodiversity, conservation, and sustainability in Peru

Exploration of the great biodiversity of one of the most pristine Amazonian rainforest, and of the use of natural resources in the Andes of Peru

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Jan 16, 2019 | Study Abroad

Marine Mammal Session: Society for Northwestern Vertebrate Biology/WA Chapter of the Wildlife Society Annual Meeting (2/28/19)

On February 28th, 2019, a marine mammal special session consisting of 18 speakers will be held. The talks will cover cetaceans (whales), pinnipeds (seals and sea lions) and mustelids (sea otters)...This special session will take place from 9am till 5pm with a couple of breaks and a hour for lunch. The meeting will take place in between Olympia and Centralia, WA (Great Wolf Lodge).

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Jan 15, 2019 | Events, Research Opportunity

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Study at Friday Harbor Laboratories

Find out more about Friday Harbor Laboratories, one of the best places in the world to study marine biology, in the scenic San Juan Islands.

Marine Biology Adviser Joe Kobayashi

Contact the Adviser

Joe Kobayashi, Marine Biology Academic Adviser
Fishery Sciences 116 | (206) 543-7426 | marbiol@uw.edu

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