OSU President Edward J. Ray has announced that a new $50 million center for global marine studies research and education will be built at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center.
The Oregon State University Press has published a book by George Poinar Jr. called "A Naturalist's Guide to the Hidden World of Pacific Northwest Dunes."
Operations of the R/V Pacific Storm have been transferred to OSU's College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.
Native Olympia oysters, which once thrived along the Pacific Northwest coast until over-harvesting and habitat loss all but wiped them out, have a built-in resistance to ocean acidification.
A new study published in PNAS found that swirling eddies in oceans are critical to the growth and survival of larval fishes.
Hydrothermal vents and methane seeps on the ocean floor that were once thought to be geologic and biological oddities are now emerging as major players in global climate.
An unprecedented number of juvenile sea stars have been observed off the Oregon coast over the past several months – just two years after an epidemic nearly wiped the population out.
The mitochondrial DNA from more than a thousand sperm whales examined during the past 15 years came from a single “Eve” sperm whale tens of thousands of years ago.
Although coastal regions of the Greenland Ice Sheet are experiencing rapid melting, much of the sheet's interior has remained stable – but a new study suggests that may not continue.
The design phase for a project to construct a new regional class research vessel to replenish the United States academic fleet is complete and OSU will issue an RFI to shipyards interested in the vessel construction phase.
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