The latest version of the Quarterly Current vol 2.1 (February 1, 2018 to April 31, 2018) is now available. This issue launches year 7 of the Gulf Watch Alaska (GWA) monitoring program funded by the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council (EVOSTC). In this first quarter program researchers busily geared up for field work. Spring being a bit nippy this year, field teams wore extra layers. Read this latest edition for a brief first quarter summary of our program activities and accomplishments.