Glacial melting during the end of the last Ice Age as a result of rising CO2 levels is now confirming that today's glaciers may largely disappear in coming decades.
Oregon State University is ranked third by College Factual in its ranking of “Best Places to Study Natural Resources and Conservation.”
The Northwest will likely get a major earthquake in the near future; rather than take a fatalistic attitude or ignore the threat, residents and communities should begin preparing now, experts say.
A new review found that sea levels have risen in the past by about 20 feet with an increase in global mean temperatures of only 1-2 degrees (Celsius).
Mark Abbott, dean of the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at OSU, has been appointed president and director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution effective Oct. 1.
Scientists are seeking help from the public - use of their computers - to aid in a study of the West Coast drought.
A new study found that a shift in "radiative forcing" led to the demise of the huge Laurentide Ice Sheet that once covered almost all of Canada.
OSU scientists will deploy a sophisticated research buoy and two undersea gliders as final pieces of the “Endurance Array,” a major component of the National Science Foundation’s $386 million Ocean Observatories Initiative.
A new study shows that huge influxes of fresh water into the North Atlantic Ocean from icebergs calving off North America during the last ice age increased methane in tropical wetlands.
OSU is a leader in a new international program designed to train students in the art of "hydro-diplomacy" - solving water conflicts.
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