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

This position is responsible for conducting the marine water quality monitoring program under technical direction of the Marine Field Program Lead. Responsibilities include conducting field surveys, laboratory sample analyses, data analysis, data review, and supporting annual condition reports.

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Jul 2, 2019 | Job

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. COASST is a citizen science project of the University of Washington in partnership with state, tribal, and federal agencies, environmental organizations, and community groups. COASST believes citizens of coastal communities are essential scientific partners in monitoring marine ecosystem health. By collaborating with citizens, natural resource management agencies and environmental organizations, COASST works to translate long-term monitoring into effective marine conservation solutions.  Currently, nearly 1000 volunteers survey beaches monthly in Washington, Oregon, California, and Alaska.

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(temporary full-time) Biological Sciences Technician, USGS Western Fisheries Research Center (Seattle, WA)

As a Biological Technician within the U.S. Geological Survey, Western Fisheries Research, the incumbent(s) will perform technical work in a field and lab environment in support of professional or technical employees engaged in data collection activities, analysis of biological data collection activities or analysis of biological samples.  Incumbents will assist in data collection for studies examining the diet, distribution and abundance of fishes in the Northwest region and collect, record and organize data using a variety of standardized methods and techniques. 

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Jun 3, 2019 | Job

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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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