Kathy Van Alstyne

Seaweeds are consumed by many people living on or near the Salish Sea – from Indigenous peoples revitalizing the ancient foodways of their cultures to those simply seeking a readily available and highly nutritious protein source - but little is known about whether contaminants in the Sea’s…

Kathy Van Alstyne will present "Marine Science Research and Education at WWU’s Shannon Point Marine Center" at 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 in Academic West 204 as part of the Huxley Speaker Series.

The Shannon Point Marine Center (SPMC) is Western Washington University’s marine…

Scientists at Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center have received a $346,000 grant from the Major Research Instrumentation program of the National Science Foundation to obtain a Gas Chromatograph/Mass Spectrometer, an analytical instrument that can be used to identify…

Researchers at the University of Maryland have discovered a way to identify and track sulfuric compounds in Earth’s marine environment, opening a path to either refute or support a decades-old hypothesis that our planet can be compared to a singular, self-regulating, living organism — a.k.a. the…

A scientist at Western Washington University's Shannon Point Marine Center in Anacortes has received a four-year, $558,000 grant to study chemicals produced by marine seaweeds.

Kathy Van Alstyne, a marine scientist at Western Washington University’s Shannon Point Marine Center, has received a four-year $558,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the ways in which the naturally-produced chemicals made by marine seaweeds alter the chemistry of…

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