We Assess Washington's Environment
Freshwater Monitoring includes rivers, streams, and lakes, as well as the plants and animals that live there.
Groundwater Assessment evaluates water in the subsurface.
What We Learn: Data and Indicators
The Environmental Information Management system contains most of our data.
The Coastal Atlas offers map-based data and photos of Washington's coastlines and beaches. It includes information on lakes and swimming beaches.
Environmental Indicators show environmental status and trends in clear and graphic ways.
How We Work: Monitoring and Modeling
What We Measure: Parameters and Analytes describes some of the measurements made by the Environmental Assessment Program's scientists.
Our Manchester Environmental Laboratory analyzes environmental samples under rigorous protocols and quality control.
Computer Modeling uses data to picture status and trends in Washington's Environment. We offer tools and resources to assist others in modeling, as well.
We Assure Quality
Quality Assurance holds the Standard Operating Procedures for the agency.
Ecology Video: "Saving Puget Sound: Roof Runoff Study"
Recent Journal Article
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