"State of the Coast" conference set Oct. 24 in Coos Bay

The annual State of the Coast conference, sponsored by Oregon Sea Grant, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 24, at Southwestern Oregon Community College.

OSU Board of Trustees to meet Oct. 14-16

The OSU Board of Trustees will be in Corvallis and Newport for a series of meetings Wednesday through Friday, Oct. 14-16.

Impacts of El Ni~no, La Ni~na on Pacific Ocean communities, beaches could expand in 21st century

A hazard analysis of 48 Pacific Ocean beaches in three continents found the biggest factor influencing communities and beaches in all regions was the impact of El Niño and La Niña events.

OSU names Haggerty interim dean of college

Roy Haggerty has been named interim dean of OSU's College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences.

Survey: Oyster industry more sold on ocean acidification impacts than public

Many West Coast shellfish industry leaders are convinced ocean acidification is having consequences – a rate of belief more than four times higher than that of the public.

OSU ranked third nationally in best places to study natural resources

Oregon State University is ranked third by College Factual in its ranking of “Best Places to Study Natural Resources and Conservation.”

Researchers studying Oregon's "resident population" of gray whales

OSU researchers are studying Oregon's population of 200 "resident" gray whales that hang out off the coast throughout the summer.

Northwest residents should channel fear of earthquake into pragmatic action

The Northwest will likely get a major earthquake in the near future; rather than take a fatalistic attitude or ignore the threat, residents and communities should begin preparing now, experts say.

Researchers conclude popular rockfish is actually two distinct species

A new analysis confirms that the Blue Rockfish (Sebastes mystinus), a rockfish sought by anglers primarily off the California and Oregon coasts, is actually two separate and distinct species.

OSU researchers discover the unicorn - seaweed that tastes like bacon!

OSU researchers have patented a new strain of a succulent red marine algae called dulse that grows extraordinarily quickly

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