A new assessment of shoreline change along the Pacific Northwest coast found that many Oregon beaches have experienced an increase in erosion hazards in recent decades.
For the first time, scientists have been able to use precise temperature measurements to calculate the friction dynamics of fault slip, measuring the energy produced during the 2011 Japanese earthquake.
A new study published this week in Science suggests that the pre-industrial rise in atmospheric methane had both human and natural causes.
Researchers say in a new paper that climate science needs to advance to a new realm – more practical applications for dealing with the myriad impacts of climate variability.
The Northwest is facing increased risks from the decline of forest health, earlier snowmelt, and issues facing the coastal region, according to a new climate assessment report.
A new study concludes that by 2100, about 98 percent of the world's oceans will be affected by acidification, warming temperatures, low oxygen, or lack of biological productivity.
Two OSU faculty members were key contributors to the landmark report issue this week from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations-sponsored group of scientists.
The first rock that scientists analyzed on Mars using the Curiosity rover turned out to be a pyramid-shaped “mugearite” that is unlike any other Martian igneous rock ever found.
Dams have criticized for harming water quality and fish passage, but a new study suggests they provide “ecological and engineering resilience” to climate change in the Columbia River basin.
A new study by OSU researchers has found that snow melts faster in forests that have been burned, raising concern about earlier seasonal runoff in streams.
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