Researchers measure giant "internal waves" that help regulate climate

A new study outlines from cradle to grave the life history - and impact - of giant "internal waves" as tall as the Empire State Building.

Emeritus OSU geologist outlines earthquake "time bombs" in a forthcoming book

OSU geologist Bob Yeats, in a forthcoming book, outlines some of the earthquake "time bombs" around the world - one of which was Nepal.

Researchers think Axial Seamount off Northwest coast is erupting - right on schedule

Axial Seamount, an active underwater volcano located off the Northwest coast, appears to be erupting – after two scientists had forecast that such an event would take place there in 2015.

Researchers find 200-year lag between climate events in Greenland, Antarctica

A new study using evidence from a highly detailed ice core from West Antarctica is giving scientists a clearer picture of the link between climate in the northern and southern hemispheres.

OSU's Aaron Wolf receives prestigious Heinz Award

OSU’s Aaron Wolf, an internationally recognized expert on water conflict resolution, has been named a 2015 recipient of the Heinz Award in the category of public policy.

Study: Past warming increased snowfall on Antarctica, affecting global sea level

A new study confirms that snowfall in Antarctica will increase significantly as the planet warms, somewhat offsetting future sea level rise from other sources – but not as much as predicted.

Warm winter wraps up - concern about low snowpack continues

This winter was the second warmest in history in the Pacific Northwest - and many locations are reporting snowpack levels at just 10 percent of normal, raising concerns for summer.

Fish native to Japan found in Port Orford waters

A team of scientists from OSU and ODFW is studying an unusual fish captured alive in a crab pot near Port Orford this week called a striped knifejaw that is native to Japan.

OSU to outfit undersea gliders to "think like a fish"

OSU researchers have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation that will allow them to outfit a pair of undersea gliders with acoustical sensors to make them "think like a fish."

Study outlines threat of ocean acidification to coastal communities in U.S.

Coastal communities in 15 states that depend on the $1 billion shelled mollusk industry are at long-term economic risk from the increasing threat of ocean acidification.

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