Predicting the future is hard, unless you’ve got a crystal ball. In the basement of the Sitka Sound Science Center, a researcher has designed an experiment to study the future of ocean acidification, and her “crystal ball” is herring.
In the basement of the Sitka Sound Science Center researchers are incubating thousands of herring eggs to determine the effects of warming ocean temperatures and ocean acidification on the species -- now and in the future. KCAW’s Katherine Rose reports.
Biologist Kristy Kroeker has returned to Sitka for a month of research. She’s conducting lab and field studies on the impacts of ocean acidification to kelp forest communities at high latitudes.Read More
US Coast Guard Academy cadets, Lindsey Critser and Cecelia Hosley along with Sitka Sound Science Center Research Biologist, Lauren Bell, talk about their research replicating a shellfish survey for the Sitka Tribe out at Starrigavan.