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One of the most established hands-on, outdoor citizen science projects is the University of Washington-based Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team, COASST, which trains beachgoers along the West Coast, from California to Alaska, to monitor their local beach for dead birds. With about 4,500 participants in its 21-year history and roughly 800 active participants today, COASST’s long-term success is now the subject of scientific study in its own right. What makes people join citizen science projects, and what motivates people to stick with them over years?

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Marine Monitoring Field Technician, WA Dpt. of Ecology (Lacey, WA)

The Environmental Assessment Program (EAP) program within the Department of Ecology is looking to fill a Marine Monitoring Field Technician (Natural Resource Scientist 1) position.

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Jul 2, 2019 | Job

Deep submersible dives shed light on rarely explored coral reefs

Just beyond where conventional scuba divers can go is an area of the ocean that still is largely unexplored. In waters this deep — about 100 to at least 500 feet below the surface — little to no light breaks through.

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Volunteer Training with the Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST)

The Coastal Observation and Seabird Survey Team (COASST) invites you to join our team of beach surveyors.

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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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