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Archive for December, 2014

Rare Holiday Fare: Authentic Lutefisk Recipe

Posted by: | December 30, 2014 Comments Off on Rare Holiday Fare: Authentic Lutefisk Recipe |

Back in 1991, the former Oregon Sea Grant director, William Q. (Bill) Wick, sent around the attached description  of how to prepare lutefisk, the Norwegian version of what to do with dry salted cod to make it edible—even, to some, tasty and delicious. Wick, of Danish/Norwegian heritage, was a World War II veteran before becoming […]

under: Oregon Sea Grant

Happy Holidays …

Posted by: | December 23, 2014 Comments Off on Happy Holidays … |

The Oregon Sea Grant program office at OSU will be closed along with most other university offices on Dec. 25 and 26. Our Visitor Center at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport will be closed Dec. 25, but open Dec. 26-31 with special programming for winter Whale Watch Week.

under: HMSC Visitor Center, Oregon Sea Grant

Sea Grant expert featured on National Geographic tsunami special

Posted by: | December 22, 2014 Comments Off on Sea Grant expert featured on National Geographic tsunami special |

Patrick Corcoran, Oregon Sea Grant’s coastal hazards specialist, along with OSU researchers Chris Goldfinger and Tuba Ozkan-Haller are featured in “The Next Mega Tsunami,” a new TV special scheduled for its US premiere on the National Geographic Channel this coming Friday, Dec. 26. The program is scheduled to air at 9 pm Pacific Time; check […]

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

Biennial grant competition – call for preliminary proposals

Posted by: | December 19, 2014 Comments Off on Biennial grant competition – call for preliminary proposals |

Oregon Sea Grant invites preliminary proposals (pre-proposals) from researchers affiliated with any Oregon institution of higher education for research projects that address cutting-edge socioeconomic and biophysical science related to important marine and coastal issues. Pre-proposals will be entered into a highly competitive review and selection process. Proposed work may begin on either February 1, 2016, […]

under: grants, Oregon Sea Grant, research

Graduate fellowship deadlines approach

Posted by: | December 17, 2014 Comments Off on Graduate fellowship deadlines approach |

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking qualified applicants for four graduate and postgraduate fellowships in marine science and policy. The NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship (deadline Friday, January 23, 2015) provides on-the-job education and training opportunities in coastal resource management and policy for postgraduate students while assisting state coastal zone management programs. The program matches postgraduate students with […]

under: fellowships, higher education, National Sea Grant Program, NOAA

New study finds “saturation state” directly harmful to bivalve larvae

Posted by: | December 16, 2014 Comments Off on New study finds “saturation state” directly harmful to bivalve larvae |

The mortality of larval Pacific oysters in Northwest hatcheries has been linked to ocean acidification, yet the rate of increase in anthropogenic carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and the decrease of pH in near-shore waters have been questioned as being severe enough to cause the die-offs. However, a new study of Pacific oyster and Mediterranean […]

under: aquaculture, climate, ecology, ocean acidification, research

Sea Grant’s Ruby Moon featured on new OSU coast video

Posted by: | December 11, 2014 Comments Off on Sea Grant’s Ruby Moon featured on new OSU coast video |

Oregon: The Coast is a new interactive, multimedia application that’s part of Oregon State University’s Beaver Nation campaign, aiming to document how OSU people and programs connect with the state, the nation – and the world beyond. And it features Sea Grant Extension agent Ruby Moon in a feature about buying fresh seafood off the […]

under: Extension, fisheries, Oregon Sea Grant, outreach and engagement, people, seafood, videos, waterfronts

50 years of Oregon Sea Grant film and video

Posted by: | December 10, 2014 Comments Off on 50 years of Oregon Sea Grant film and video |

Marine science, resource conservation, community resilience – and a whole lot of gorgeous Oregon coastal scenery: Check out this new compilation by Communications Director Joe Cone of excerpts from some of the many films and videos produced by Oregon Sea Grant since our program’s start in 1971: http://vimeo.com/112763821

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