February 4, 2020

The Fragile World of Prince William Sound

Photo Credit: Joe Yelverton, Anchorage Press

A scientist with a cold beer in his hand, Rob Campbell settled into his Adirondack chair, contemplating the autumn sun from the deck of the Reluctant Fisherman, a popular watering hole above the Cordova boat harbor. …. As a principal investigator working for the Prince William Sound Science Center, last summer Campbell measured temperatures in the Sound that were 7 to 9 degrees above normal. To put that in perspective, that increase is significantly more detrimental than the same increases of temperature on land.

To read the full article from Anchorage Press about Gulf Watch Alaska researchers, Rob Campbell and Caitlin McKinstry: https://www.anchoragepress.com/news/the-fragile-world-of-prince-william-sound/article_67b68770-413f-11ea-97fc-9f581d3d2d77.html