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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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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