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.

OSU named a "top green school" by Princeton Review

Oregon State University was ranked number 38 of “50 Top Green Schools” in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges.

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.

New research reveals low-oxygen impacts on West Coast groundfish

A new study by NOAA and OSU researchers concludes that there are winners and losers among fish species when it comes to adapting to low-oxygen waters.

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.

Study finds lamprey decline continues with loss of habitat in Oregon

A new study has found that both the population and habitat of Pacific lamprey - an ecologically and culturally important species - are declining in western Oregon.

Oregon experienced second warmest year on record in 2014

Oregon in 2014 logged its second hottest year since records were kept beginning in 1895, while the global temperature was the hottest on record.

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