Researchers today reported a strong correlation between toxic levels of domoic acid in shellfish and the warm-water ocean conditions orchestrated by two powerful forces – El Niño events and the Pacific Decadal Oscillation.
A sophisticated new type of “tag” on whales that can record data every second for hours, days and weeks at a time provides a view of whale behavior, biology and travels never before possible.
OSU's Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center has been awarded up to $40 million to create the world’s premier wave energy test facility.
A new study suggests continued melting of the Greenland Ice Sheet could weaken the system of currents that keep northern Europe and northern America temperate.
A sound in the Mariana Trench notable for its complexity and wide frequency range likely represents the discovery of a new baleen whale call.
The first comprehensive guide to Oregon’s freshwater fishes, written by OSU Professor Douglas Markle, has been published by the Oregon State University Press.
A new study by OSU researchers documents the influence of the massive Antarctic Ice Sheet on global and regional climate.
Sockeye salmon that evolved in the generally colder waters of the far north still know how to cool off if necessary, an important factor in dealing with global climate change.
Incentives that are designed to enable smarter use of the ocean while also protecting marine ecosystems can help address multiple environmental threats.
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.
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