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Archive for November 23, 2009

Scholar urges change in renewable energy approach

Posted by: | November 23, 2009 Comments Off on Scholar urges change in renewable energy approach |

Policymakers would do well to change their approach to “selling” renewable energy by focusing on more than  just the potential environmental good. So writes Maria Stefanovich, Oregon Sea Grant Malouf Scholar, in an editorial in a recent issue  of Sea Technology Magazine. Stefanovich cites an Oregon  energy policy survey by researchers at OSU that found […]

under: economics, Sea Grant Scholars, social science, surveys, wave energy

Squid Search: Understanding the spread of a marine predator

Posted by: | November 23, 2009 Comments Off on Squid Search: Understanding the spread of a marine predator |

Humboldt squid (aka “jumbo squid”) are large predators that have been turning up in growing numbers in fishermen’s nets off the Oregon coast over the past decade. Now an Oregon State University researcher, with support from Oregon Sea Grant, is working with fishermen and  other partners to develop a database describing the squids’ advance. Researcher […]

under: climate, fisheries, oceanography, research

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