What does the Prince William Sound ecosystem look like more than two decades after the Exxon Valdez oil spill? According to NOAA Fisheries scientists and partners who have been monitoring the ecosystem since the spill occurred in 1989, the answer is complicated. It’s a picture that includes loss, recovery, change and persisting conditions.
A newly published Special Issue of Deep Sea Research II, includes 19 research papers on the Sound ecosystem. Here, we highlight a few of the papers authored by NOAA Fisheries scientists.
To read the full NOAA Fisheries Highlight article visit: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/feature-story/wealth-scientific-information-decades-making