A new study outlines from cradle to grave the life history - and impact - of giant "internal waves" as tall as the Empire State Building.
OSU geologist Bob Yeats, in a forthcoming book, outlines some of the earthquake "time bombs" around the world - one of which was Nepal.
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.
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, an internationally recognized expert on water conflict resolution, has been named a 2015 recipient of the Heinz Award in the category of public policy.
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.
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.
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 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."
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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