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Climate change-driven migration is a focus of new IPCC report co-authored by OSU researcher

An Oregon State University researcher is a lead author of an international report that explores the impact of climate change-driven human migration.

Dept. of Energy awards $25 million for wave energy technology testing at Oregon State facility

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Department of Energy has awarded $25 million to eight groups for the testing of wave energy technologies at Oregon State University’s PacWave South facility off the central Oregon coast near Newport.

Oregon State to host international, United Nations-sponsored training academy on climate change

Oregon State University is one of three institutions worldwide selected to host a five-year international training program to support climate leaders within national governments in meeting goals established under the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. 

Oregon State to lead National Science Foundation-funded Center for Oldest Ice Exploration

Oregon State University will lead a National Science Foundation-funded effort to discover Antarctica’s oldest ice and learn more about how the Earth’s climate has changed over the past several million years.

Oregon State to lead National Science Foundation-funded research hub for coastal resiliency

Oregon State University will lead a National Science Foundation-funded collaborative research hub focused on increasing resiliency among coastal communities in the Pacific Northwest.

Variations in climate conditions affect reproductive success of Antarctic krill, study finds

Climate conditions play a significant role in the reproductive success of mature female Antarctic krill and are a factor in fluctuations of the population that occur every five to seven years, a new study from Oregon State University has found.

Peace accord in Colombia has increased deforestation of biologically-diverse rainforest

Since the end of the long-running conflict in Colombia, large areas of forest have been rapidly converted to agricultural uses, suggesting the peace agreement presents a threat to conservation the country’s rainforest, a new study from Oregon State University shows.

Antarctica wasn’t quite as cold during the last ice age as previously thought, new study shows

A study of two methods for reconstructing ancient temperatures has given climate researchers a better understanding of just how cold it was in Antarctica during the last ice age around 20,000 years ago.

 

Construction set to begin this month on Oregon State’s wave energy testing facility

After nearly a decade of work to obtain regulatory approval, Oregon State University is set to begin construction this month on a wave energy testing facility to be located about seven miles off the coast near Newport.

 

Unprecedented combination of weather and drought conditions fueled Oregon’s September wildfires

An unprecedented combination of strong easterly winds and low humidity coupled with prolonged drought conditions drove the spread of catastrophic wildfires in the Oregon Cascades last September, a new study has found.

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