A recent article in the Kitsap Sun features a PSI-related study that uses caffeine as a tracer of human contamination in Puget Sound. The article was distributed by the Associated Press to dozens of news sites around the country. PSI and the University of Washington Center for Urban Waters have been collaborating with Kitsap County on the study.
Read the A.P. article.
Read more about caffeine tracers and other emerging contaminants in the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound.
Read a related article about similar PSI research at Everest Base Camp.