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US Geological Survey’s Newport Duty Station partners with government, industry and non-profit organizations to define, develop and evaluate models predicting climate change effects in Pacific Coast estuaries.

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


OSU News Release

Study: Could sleeper sharks be preying on protected Steller sea lions?

Oct 15, 2014
Pacific sleeper sharks, a slow-moving species thought of as primarily a scavenger or predator of fish, may be preying on something larger – protected Steller sea lions in the Gulf of Alaska.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Coast conference to explore marine issues

Oct 14, 2014
The State of the Coast conference on Oct. 25 in Florence will explore a range of issues related to Oregon's marine environment.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Scientists discover carbonate rocks are unrecognized methane sink

Oct 14, 2014
Rocky assemblages known as authigenic carbonates in many oceans contain methane-eating microbes that constitute a previously unknown "sink" for this potent greenhouse gas.… Read full story.

Oregon Hatchery Research Center to host open house, festival

Oct 14, 2014
The Oregon Hatchery Research Center will hold its annual Fall Creek Festival on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Anglers, beachcombers asked to watch for transponders from Japan

Sep 25, 2014
Scientists are asking coastal visitors to be on the lookout for "transponders" from Japan that are being used to track ocean currents that may bring tsunami debris to our shores.… Read full story.

HMSC Seminars and Events


Andrew Thurber, Assistant Professor, OSU, CEOAS

"Ecosystem function and services provided by the deep sea"

The deep sea is the largest biome on the planet yet the services it provides to society are




Anders Carlson, OSU/CEOAS Associate Professor

Late Quaternary Collapse of the South Greenland Ice Sheet



Cheryl Horton, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University

Top-down Influences of Bald Eagles on the Common Murre Population in Oregon


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