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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.

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OSU News Release

First tagging study of Antarctic minke whales shows unique feeding

Aug 18, 2014
Scientists for the first time have used tags to track the behavior of Antarctic minke whales and discovered that they feed in ways unique from other species.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

OSU research helps Chinese crested terns make comeback

Aug 18, 2014
Researchers established a new breeding colony for one of the world’s most endangered seabirds – the Chinese crested tern – which had a global population of fewer than 50 birds.… Read full story.
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.
OSU News Release

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.

HMSC Seminars and Events


Hatfield Marine Science Center Summer Undergraduate Symposium

Hatfield Marine Science Center Summer Undergraduate Symposium…

Jay Barlow, NOAA

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Abstract (if available) 



David Honegger, OSU College of Engineering

Rip currents, tidal jets, and wild frontal features: Some Recent Observations with X-band Marine Radar

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