John Rybczyk

Western Washington University is one of five regional schools to partner with the U.S. Department of the Interior on its Northwest Climate Science Center; the University of Washington will host the center on its campus, and Boise State University, the University of Montana and Washington State…

John Rybczyk, a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences at Western Washington University, was the guest editor of a recent issue in "Northwest Science" titled "The Skagit Issue—From Glaciers to Estuary: Assessing Climate Change Impacts on the Skagit River Basin."

Northwest Indian College  (NWIC) and Western Washington University have been awarded a five-year, $1.65 million grant from the National Science Foundation designed to boost the number of Native American students making the transition to graduate school in the geosciences and provide a more…

John Rybczyk, chair of Environmental Sciences at Western Washington University, will speak on "Rising Seas and Ecosystem Resilience" from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13, in Anacortes.

Rybczyk's presentation, sponsored by Friends of Skagit Beaches, will be held at the…

John Rybczyk, a professor in the Department of Environmental Science in Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University, co-authored "Forecasting landscape effects of Mississippi River diversions on elevation and accretion in Louisiana deltaic wetlands under future…

Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Sciences John Rybczyk will discuss the impact of rising sea levels on coastal habitats as part of the Huxley College of the Environment Speaker Series at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 13 in Communications Facility 125 on Western’s campus…

At a pair of research projects in Snohomish County, Western Washington University Professor of Environmental Science John Rybczyk is looking to find out more about the relationship between river deltas and estuary systems and their ability to lock in carbon.

Carbon is a naturally…

John Rybczyk, a professor in the department of environmental science at Western Washington University, gave the keynote address, "Estuarine Restoration and Sea Level Rise: Lessons from the Red Queen," at the Pacific Estuarine Research Society's annual conference in Vancouver, B.C.…

RE Sources for Sustainable Communities plans to continue to highlight examples of successful stormwater management in Whatcom and Skagit Counties with a June 3 tour of the stormwater treatment system for the Western Washington University's south campus. The purpose of these tours is to…

John Rybczyk, professor and chair of the Department of Environmental Science, published a chapter titled "Global Climate Change and Estuarine Systems" in the book "Estuarine Ecology, 2nd Edition."

The second edition includes new chapters covering phytoplankton,…

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