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Marine Science through Collaborative Partnerships

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) through its Marine Resources Program (MRP) based at HMSC, conducts monitoring, sampling, research and management in support of both commercial and recreational marine fisheries.

Find links to HMSC news, events, weather, Octocam and more at Marine Science Central


OSU News Release

Scientists caution against exploitation of deep ocean

Jul 29, 2014
The world’s oceans are vast and deep, yet technology and the quest for extracting resources from previously unreachable depths is beginning to put the deep seas on the cusp of peril.… Read full story.
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Synchronization of North Atlantic, North Pacific preceded abrupt warming, end of ice age

Jul 24, 2014
A study by OSU researchers suggests that synchronization of climate patterns in the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans may be the early warning sign for a climate change "tipping point."… Read full story.
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.
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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.

HMSC Seminars and Events


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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Abstract (if available) 


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2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
Phone: 541-867-0100
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