Marine Science Day 2015

Saturday April 11, 10am - 4pm

Join the OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon for an open house!Marine Science Day image

Get behind-the-scenes to experience the research, education and outreach in marine sciences that makes this marine laboratory unique in the Pacific Northwest.

MEET scientists! Come LEARN what's new on the Oregon Coast's most dynamic Marine Science campus. See our Marine Science Day Schedule of Events.

Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made by email to the HMSC Director's Office or by phone, 541-867-0234.

Admission is FREE! No tickets required. Donations appreciated.

Map, directions and public transportation here.

Volunteers NEEDED! Please sign up for a two-hour shift as a greeter or guide - parent/child teams welcome.

Please help us spread the word - contact us for more info or to sign up for our HMSC events mailing list.

Coming for the weekend? Click here for Newport events, lodging and more!

Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors - Newport News Times and NW Natural 

Check out photos from previous Marine Science Day events

Download a flyer for Marine Science Day 2015 



Schedule of Events for Marine Science Day 2015 

10am-4pm: Open House at HMSC
Interactive research exhibits will feature larval fish ecology, bioacoustics of whales, volcanoes and deep ocean vents, and oceanographic tools. Activities for children include the Bird Beak Buffet from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Mystery Fossil Dig by Oregon Sea Grant.

10am-4pm: 50th Anniversary of the Hatfield Marine Science Center
Celebrate with special exhibits and research highlights from HMSC's first 50 years. 

Stay tuned for Special Events on Marine Science Day!