A recent study of foraminifera found both good and bad news in two highly industrialized Puget Sound embayments.
Burke Museum paleontologists find that tiny organisms called foraminifera have a big story to tell about the health of Puget Sound.
The Burke's paleontological collections are accessible and searchable in this online database.
This website provides an illustrated guide to the benthic foraminifera found in Puget Sound.
Foraminifera are tiny one-celled marine organisms that live on the sea floor and have a big story to tell about the health of Puget Sound.