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Oregon Sea Grant serves the state, region and nation through integrated research, education and public engagement on ocean and coastal issues.

We apply the best available science to timely and important marine issues, and engage with coastal stakeholders to help them reach informed decisions. We support scientific excellence and innovation, foster new generations of marine scientists and encourage ocean science literacy among people of all ages.

Based at Oregon State University, we're part of the national network of NOAA Sea Grant College Programs, dedicated to promoting environmental stewardship, long-term economic development and responsible use of America’s coastal, ocean and Great Lakes resources.

Breaking Waves news blog

Videos of Critical Issues in Adapting to Climate Change

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Jan 27, 2015

A set of three short videos highlights some critical issues related to climate change at the Oregon coast. Those issues are flagged by the video titles: How Soon Do We Have to Think Differently? . . . How Should We Adapt? . .  and the overarching goal of having Community Resilience. The videos, intended primarily […]

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Note: Proposal due date corrected

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Jan 20, 2015

A recent post about our special request for coastal resilience research proposals contained a deadline error; proposals are due to the Oregon Sea Grant office in Corvallis by 5 pm Monday, Feb. 9. Our apologies for the error.

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Shark Day coming at HMSC

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Jan 20, 2015

NEWPORT – Did you know more than 30 species of sharks can be found off the Pacific Northwest coastline? Learn more about them this Saturday, Jan 24, as the Hatfield Marine Science Center celebrates our annual Shark Day! Stop by the Center between 10 am and 4 pm for shark-themed exhibits, biofacts, films and kid-friendly […]

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Spring, summer opportunities for undergrad, grad students

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Jan 15, 2015

Oregon Sea Grant is seeking qualified undergraduate and graduate students to take part in working and learning opportunities this spring and summer. Our fifth Summer Scholars program places high caliber undergraduate students from around the country for 10 weeks working with public agencies (federal, state, and local) . Scholars assist host agencies with field work, […]

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Salmon: Are We Making Progress in Oregon?

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Jan 13, 2015

A new short video interview with Prof. Court Smith discusses his recent OSG publication, Salmon Abundance and Diversity in Oregon: Are We Making Progress? Smith, an OSU anthropologist and longtime scholar of the Oregon salmon fishery, talks with editor Rick Cooper about why he wrote the publication and what insights it offers. While salmon abundance […]

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