Hatfield Marine Science Day 2023

This science fair and open house features marine science programs and scientists based at Hatfield. The event is free, family-friendly and ideal for lifelong learners. Everyone is welcome!

2023 Schedule


Research Exhibits - Open all-day

  • 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Over 40 Hatfield-based labs, hands-on and interactive

  • The Visitor Center is open all day, and admission free

Behind-the-Scene Tours

Tours are free and available on a first-come, first-served basis

  • 10:30 & 11 a.m.: Hatfield's Seawater System - 30 minutes

  • 11 a.m.: Yaquina Estuary Trail - 1 hour

  • 11 a.m.: Vertical tsunami evacuation at the Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building - 30 minutes
    **A Spanish interpreter will be attending this tour and providing translation.

Meet the Author

Keynote Speaker

  • 1 - 2:00 p.m.: Dr. Sarah Gravem, Connecting our community above to the community below: recent changes in our kelp forest and rocky intertidal ecosystems in Oregon and beyond. Gladys Valley Marine Studies Building auditorium

Download a printable copy of this year's poster.

To view 2022 MSD speakers, see this YouTube playlist.