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Marine Science through Collaborative Partnerships

US Environmental Protection Agency's Pacific Coastal Ecology Branch develops approaches to assess the effects of human activities on the ecological resources of Pacific Northwest estuaries.

Celebration of Life for Dr. Lavern Weber - all are welcome. Saturday July 26, 6pm at the Hatfield Marine Science Visitor Center. More information is available at: http://blogs.oregonstate.edu/currents/


OSU News Release

15-year analysis of blue whale range off California finds conflict with shipping lanes

Jul 23, 2014
A 15-year analysis of satellite-tagged blue whales off the West Coast found that their favored feeding areas are bisected by heavily used shipping lanes, increasing the threat of injury and mortality.… Read full story.

SAR11, oceans’ most abundant organism, has ability to create methane

Jul 7, 2014
A new study by researchers at Oregon State University demonstrates the ability of some strains of the oceans’ most abundant organism – SAR11 – to generate methane.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Study links Greenland ice sheet collapse, sea level rise 400,000 years ago

Jun 25, 2014
A new study suggests that a warming period more than 400,000 years ago pushed the Greenland ice sheet past its stability threshold, raising global sea levels some 4-6 meters.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Sea star disease epidemic surges in Oregon, local extinctions expected

Jun 4, 2014
In the past two weeks an epidemic of sea star wasting syndrome has exploded in Oregon, creating a significant threat to marine intertidal ecosystems.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Iron, steel in hatcheries may distort magnetic “map sense” of steelhead

Jun 3, 2014
Exposure to iron pipes and steel rebar, such as the materials found in most hatcheries, affects the navigation ability of young steelhead trout, according to new research from Oregon State University.… Read full story.

HMSC Seminars and Events


"Living off the Pacific Ocean Floor," a memoir by Captain George Moskavita

"Living off the Pacific Ocean Floor," a memoir by Captain George Moskavita



HMSC Graduate Student Talks

Marine finfish culture: improving the nutritional quality of live prey used for feeding larval fish - Matt Hawkyard, PhD student FW

Reintroducing spring Chinook salmon above a


Faculty Panel

Research Ethics Faculty Mentor Panel


Cheryl Horton, OSU Department of Fisheries & Wildlife, HMSC

Top-down influences of Bald Eagles on Common Murre populations in Oregon


Hatfield Marine Science Center Summer Undergraduate Symposium

Hatfield Marine Science Center Summer Undergraduate Symposium…

Jay Barlow, NOAA

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