A large grant to OSU researchers will help them explore how drought, insect attack and climate change may affect forest die-offs in the future.
The water found in snowpack on the McKenzie River watershed is expected to drop 56 percent by the middle of this century, with impacts on everything from agriculture to hydropower and industry.
New research published in the journal Nature outlines how cold, deep water from below mix at sea, with implications for global warming and El Nino events.
The Pacific Northwest is beginning to get the type of nighttime heat waves that are routine in some other areas of the nation but historically rare in Oregon and Washington.
A new study, published in PNAS, estimates that global sea levels will rise about 2.3 meters over the next several millennia for every degree (Celsius) the planet warms.
A new study by an international team of researchers documents how ocean "denitrification" accelerated during the last deglaciation, creating oxygen-poor zones.
In the last year, Oregon has veered from very wet to very dry conditions and the start to 2013 is the driest on record in Salem and Eugene, and second driest in Corvallis and Medford.
Researchers studying cirrus clouds have found the wispy trails of ice crystals form primarily on dust particles and unusual metal particles – which may be influenced by human activities.
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