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Puget Sound Georgia Basin Model

Contacts and Project Team


The Salish Sea Model was motivated by a long-term vision to build and provide a predictive, quantitative coastal ocean modeling tool to support activities within the Puget Sound and Georgia Basin. Our products support a growing community of scientists, engineers, planners, water-quality managers, and land-use managers who are dedicated to sustainable practices and the protection of our valuable coastline and marine ecosystem. Our experienced team is capable of addressing a continuum of topics including pollution control, habitat restoration, sea level rise, and climate change.

Please contact Tarang Khangaonkar for more information about the Salish Sea Model.

Tarang Khangaonkar, Ph.D., P.E.
Program Manager - Integrated Coastal Ocean Modeling
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
1100 Dexter Avenue N. Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 528-3053

Project Team and Collaborators

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Tarang Khangaonkar, Ph.D, P.E. (206) 612-1598
Jonathan Whiting, P.E. (206) 528-3060
Wenwei Xu (206) 528-3403
Adi Nugraha, Ph.D (206) 528-3413
Laki Premathilake, Ph.D (206) 528-3439
Taiping Wang, Ph.D. (206) 528-3054
Zhaoqing Yang, Ph.D. (206) 528-3057
Lysel Garavelli, Ph.D. (206) 528-3057
Washington State Department of Ecology
Cristiana Figueroa-Kaminsky, Ph.D, P.E. (360) 407-7392
Greg Pelletier, Ph.D (360) 407 6485
Teizeen Mohamedali (360) 715-5209
Anise Ahmed (360) 407-6767
Sheelagh McCarthy (360) 407-6884
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Ben Cope (206)-553-1442
Dino Marshalonis (206)-553-1519


Past Collaborators

Taeyun Kim (2009-2011), Wen Long (2012-2017), Laura Bianucci (2014-2017), Brandon Sackmann (2009-2012)

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