One of the nation’s most important repositories of oceanic sediment cores, located at OSU, will more than double in size when the university assumes stewardship of a collection of sediment cores taken from the Southern Ocean around Antarctica.
Researchers have warned that the world’s largest habitat – the deep ocean floor – may face starvation and sweeping ecological change by the year 2100.
Incentive-based solutions offer significant hope for addressing the myriad environmental challenges facing the world’s oceans, a leading marine ecologist says.
The 2015-16 El Nino was one of the strongest climate events in recent history but its impact on beaches was greater in California than in Oregon and Washington.
A new license plate featuring a gray whale and her calf likely will be available to Oregon drivers by summer 2017, a project sponsored by the OSU Marine Mammal Institute.
A sound in the Mariana Trench notable for its complexity and wide frequency range likely represents the discovery of a new baleen whale call.
A splitnose rockfish’s thousands of tiny offspring can stick together in sibling groups from the time they are released into the open ocean until they move to shallower water and settle near shore.
Oregon State University President Ed Ray announced today the creation of an oversight committee to monitor construction of a Marine Studies Building and student housing in Newport, Ore.
Populations of coral reef fish in shallower habitats likely owe at least some of their sustainability to the prodigious reproductive abilities of large, old counterparts that dwell at greater depths.
A new study concludes that humpback whales' fidelity to local habitats – passed on through the generations – is a key to understanding the ultimate recovery of this endangered species.
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