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Sea Grant’s Hunter honored by OSU

Posted by: | September 28, 2011 Comments Off on Sea Grant’s Hunter honored by OSU |

CORVALLIS – Nancee Hunter, Oregon Sea Grant Education Programs Director for the past four years, was honored with the  Oregon State University Professional Faculty Excellence Award at last week’s OSU University Day 2011. Hunter, who has managed Sea Grant’s education programs and the Visitor Center at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, was recognized […]

under: awards, HMSC Visitor Center, marine education, Oregon State University, people

Register now for Heceta Head Coastal Conference

Posted by: | September 26, 2011 Comments Off on Register now for Heceta Head Coastal Conference |

Registrations are being accepted now for the Heceta Head Coastal Conference, October 28 & 29 at the Florence Events Center. The theme of this year’s conference  is “Oregon’s Ocean: Catching the Next Wave of Discoveries.” Angela Haseltine Pozzi of the Washed Ashore Project will talk at Friday’s dinner about her work of turning marine debris […]

under: conferences, marine science, Oregon Sea Grant

Volcanic vents offer peek at acidic future

Posted by: | September 26, 2011 Comments Off on Volcanic vents offer peek at acidic future |

The underwater volcanoes off a tiny Italian island are helping scientists peer into the future of a world altered by increasing amounts of carbon dioxide emitted into the air and absorbed into the oceans. The waters just off the island of Ischia mirror the projected conditions of the Earth’s oceans at the beginning of the […]

under: climate, ocean acidification, oceanography, Oregon Sea Grant, research

OSG featured in Oregon Coast magazine

Posted by: | September 15, 2011 Comments Off on OSG featured in Oregon Coast magazine |

Check out the October issue of Oregon Coast magazine for a words-and-pictures retrospective of Oregon Sea Grant’s first 40 years, headlined on the magazine cover! Available now on newsstands; eventually on their Website.

under: Northwest history, Oregon Sea Grant

September 17 Proclaimed “Oregon Sea Grant Day” by Governor Kitzhaber

Posted by: | September 14, 2011 Comments Off on September 17 Proclaimed “Oregon Sea Grant Day” by Governor Kitzhaber |

Oregon Sea Grant, the coastal and marine research and education program based at Oregon State University (OSU), celebrates its fortieth anniversary September 17, and Governor John Kitzhaber has proclaimed the date “Oregon Sea Grant Day.” (Read the proclamation – .pdf format) The proclamation recognizes the program for forging a “dynamic partnership” with the Oregon University […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

NOAA’s Ark comes to HMSC

Posted by: | September 12, 2011 Comments Off on NOAA’s Ark comes to HMSC |

NEWPORT – The Treasures of NOAA’s Ark, an exhibit of historic artifacts from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its predecessor agencies, is on display at OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center through January 2, 2012. Featuring 19th century maps and charts, early scientific instruments and text about the history and science behind the nation’s […]

under: HMSC Visitor Center, NOAA

West Coast Sea Grant Fellows Launch Blog

Posted by: | September 8, 2011 Comments Off on West Coast Sea Grant Fellows Launch Blog |

Four West Coast Governors’ Agreement (WCGA) Sea Grant Fellows, hired in the spring of 2011 for two-year assignments, have launched a blog at www.westcoastoceans.wordpress.com to share their perspectives and relevant news about the region’s coastline and marine resources. The blog launches with several articles, ranging from coastal and marine spatial planning to the WCGA meeting […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

Outside magazine profiles Sea Grant’s Pat Corcoran

Posted by: | September 8, 2011 Comments Off on Outside magazine profiles Sea Grant’s Pat Corcoran |

PITY POOR CASSANDRA, blessed by Apollo with the power of prophecy, cursed with the fate of ­disbelief. She tells the people what’s coming. She suffers their laughter, absorbs their scorn. Then she watches her prediction come true. Yeah, you told us so, they’ll say as they bury the dead. Congratulations, jerk. Patrick Corcoran feels her […]

under: coastal hazards, earthquake, Extension, Oregon Sea Grant, people, tsunami

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