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Project C.R.A.B.: Fishermen, scientists, work together for sustainable fishery

Posted by: | June 26, 2013 Comments Off on Project C.R.A.B.: Fishermen, scientists, work together for sustainable fishery |

NOAA Fisheries highlights graduate researcher Noelle Yochum and her work with Oregon’s Dungeness crab fleet on bycatch reduction and crab mortality: For popular seafood menu items like Dungeness crab, there’s good reason to make sure that there is a healthy supply to meet demand. That’s just what the Oregon C.R.A.B. Project is meant to do. […]

under: crab, Extension, fisheries, fishermen, marine science, NOAA, Oregon Sea Grant, research, sustainability

Sea Grant seeks renewable energy outreach coordinator, part-time bioscience tech

Posted by: | June 19, 2013 Comments Off on Sea Grant seeks renewable energy outreach coordinator, part-time bioscience tech |

NEWPORT  – Oregon Sea Grant is advertising to fill two Newport-based positions: A full-time marine renewable energy outreach and engagement associate, and a part-time bioscience research technician in our aquatic animal health program. The marine renewable energy position is grant-funded for one year, with a possible extension. It’s intended to fund a community educator to […]

under: free-choice learning, HMSC Visitor Center, marine animals, ocean literacy, position announcements, wave energy

Markham symposium highlights work of HMSC graduate researchers

Posted by: | June 12, 2013 Comments Off on Markham symposium highlights work of HMSC graduate researchers |

NEWPORT – The 19th annual Markham Symposium, a celebration of graduate student research and scholarship, will be held at the Oregon State University Hatfield Marine Science Center  in Newport on June 19. This year’s symposium will feature student research presentations in an exciting, fast-paced format.  Poster presentations and an informal reception will give attendees a […]

under: events, higher education, marine education, marine science, research, symposium

TERRA: Scientists and Engineers Plan for the Big One

Posted by: | June 4, 2013 Comments Off on TERRA: Scientists and Engineers Plan for the Big One |

“The last great earthquake to strike the Pacific Northwest occurred on January 26, 1700, at about 9 p.m. Parts of the coastline dropped three to six feet in an instant. It set off landslides throughout the Oregon Coast Range. Some of them are still moving. If you could hear soil, rocks and trees creep inch-by-inch […]

under: coastal hazards, earthquake, higher education, HMSC Visitor Center, marine animals, Oregon State University, outreach and engagement, research

Be Aware – and Beware – of Rip Currents

Posted by: | June 3, 2013 Comments Off on Be Aware – and Beware – of Rip Currents |

It’s National Rip Current Awareness Week, and with the start of summer, a good time to remember that Oregon’s beautiful ocean can be a dangerous place if you don’t pay attention. Check out this short Oregon Sea Grant video about rip currents: Beach Safety Basics: Rip Currents Learn more: Break the Grip of the Rip […]

under: beach safety, NOAA, Oregon Sea Grant, videos

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