New study shows freshwater input route from melting ice led to rapid cooling

Scientists have long known that a reduction in Atlantic Ocean currents bringing warm water to the Northern Hemisphere from the tropics created abrupt cooling known as the Younger Dryas cold period nearly 13,000 years ago, but the cause of this phenomenon has not been proved.

Condon Lecture at OSU to explore mysteries of the “deep Earth”

A Canadian researcher who has discovered a source of water more than 2 billion years old – and tasted it for the sake of science – will present the 2017 Thomas Condon Lecture at Oregon State University on Wednesday, Nov. 29.

Scientists: Oregon dodges a ‘dead zone’ bullet in 2017; hypoxia season similar to wildfire

The Oregon coast is now facing annual threats from hypoxia, or low oxygen, and scientists liken the phenomenon to the wildfire season the state faces every summer and fall.

Oregon State University breaks record with $441 million in research grants

Oregon State University crossed the $400 million threshold in grants and contracts for the first time in the fiscal year that ended June 30, including being awarded a grant to build a $122 million regional research vessel.

NSF grant bolsters OSU's efforts in robotics, artificial intelligence, marine studies

The National Science Foundation has awarded $1 million to five Oregon State University researchers to study the operation of autonomous marine vehicles.

Students and researchers in Oregon first in line to capture U.S. images of eclipse

A team of students from Oregon State University and Linn-Benton Community College will board OSU’s research vessel Pacific Storm early in the morning of Aug. 21 and venture 30 miles offshore, then launch a high-altitude balloon that will soar some 80,000 feet into the atmosphere.

OSU to host 20th annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl April 20-23

High school teams from around the country will compete April 20-23 at Oregon State University in the finals of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, an academic quiz-bowl style competition.

OSU to host Marine Science Day on April 8

Marine Science Day on Saturday, April 8, will give visitors an opportunity to see labs behind-the-scenes, interact with student scientists and learn more about marine research.

OSU names Mix, Selker as distinguished professors

OSU has named Alan Mix and John Selker as its 2017 Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.

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