State Ferries attach device on ferry to monitor Puget Sound water quality

June 17, 2014 10:07 AM

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State Ferries attach device on ferry to monitor Puget Sound water quality

Researchers have attached a device onto MV Salish’s haul to enable them collect data on ocean acidification and low-oxygen water from the Admiralty Inlet.

Sandy Howard, a spokesperson of the Department of Ecology said this will help them have a better understanding of the Puget Sound. “It provides a new piece of information that we never had before and will allow us to monitor current, velocity, temperature and the flow of fresh and salt water on a lo...

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