Three OSU faculty members have been named 2014 fellows of the American Geophysical Union. They are the only three fellows in this class from the state of Oregon.
Precipitation changes are more likely than regional warming to influence bird population trends in the future, a new study suggests.
Researchers have identified the function of a gene that controls when trees awaken from winter dormancy, a critical factor in their ability to adapt to climate change.
Scientists have used coyote and red fox fur trapping records across North America to document how the presence of wolves influences the balance of smaller predators further down the food chain.
Four OSU researchers played a key role in the creation and release of a report outlining six "grand challenges" facing the United States over the next decade.
In what organizers have dubbed a “Week of Fire,” forest scientists and fire managers will meet in Bend April 7-10 to discuss the latest research on fire ecology and its implications for forest management.
Marie Harvey, a professor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences, and William Ripple, a professor in the College of Forestry, have been selected to receive the title of Distinguished Professor by OSU.
A new analysis reveals that the world is developing "hotspots" of decline in several species of large carnivorous predators, with significant repercussions on ecosystem function.
The methane produced by ruminant animals, especially cattle, is a more important component of greenhouse gases and climate change than has been appreciated.
OSU forest scientists have developed poplar trees that grow faster and resist insect pests, one of the best successes so far with genetic modification in forestry.
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