Academic Editor

Scott Veirs


Oceanographer and bioacoustician facilitating the recovery of endangered regional icons of the Pacific Northwest (U.S.), particularly southern resident killer whales and Pacific salmon. I helped design and was the first major in the Earth Systems program at Stanford University, then received a M.S. and PhD in Oceanography at the University of Washington. In 2003 I founded Beam Reach and taught ~50 undergraduates and recent graduates to ask and answer their own marine field science questions from 2005-2012. During the same period I helped create the Salish Sea Hydrophone Network -- -- which I continue to administer.

Animal Behavior Aquaculture, Fisheries & Fish Science Biosphere Interactions Conservation Biology Coupled Natural & Human Systems Ecology Ecosystem Science Environmental Sciences Marine Biology Zoology

Work details


Beam Reach Marine Science and Sustainability School
July 2003
Research and teaching