Projects from recent funding cycles
Oregon Sea Grant Omnibus Grant-funded projects (2014-16)
- Elicitation of Antibiotic Natural Products in Multispecies Cultures of Deep-Sea Vent-Derived Microorganisms, Kerry McPhail, Oregon State University, Pharmacy
- Enhancing Razor Clam Management Using Molecular Probes for Pathogen Detection, Jeremy Weisz, Linfield College Biology
- Evaluating the Population Genetic Structure and Diversity of Dungeness Crab (Cancer magister), Kathleen O'Malley, OSU Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station
- Exploring Albacore Stock Structure in the North Pacific with Radionuclide Tracers, Lorenzo Ciannelli, OSU CEOAS
- Preparing for Climate Change in Oregon Estuaries: Flooding, Ecological Impacts, and an Integrated Approach toward Adaptive Management, David Hill, OSU Civil and Construction Engineering
- Resistance of Pacific Oyster Larvae and Juveniles to the Effects of Ocean Acidification, Chris Langdon, OSU COMES
- Sea Grass as Possible Ocean Acidification Refugia for Shellfish in a High CO2 World, George Waldbusser, OSU CEOAS
- Understanding Oceanic and Terrestrial Controls on Dissolved Oxygen Variability in the Coos Bay Estuary, David Sutherland, University of Oregon Geological Sciences
Resilience Research (2015-16 special call)
NOAA Sea Grant Aquaculture Research (2014-16)
Water Quality and Japanese Tsunami Marine Debris (2013-15 special call)
Social Science and Human Dimensions Research (2014-2016 special call)
Oregon Sea Grant is funding three projects in response to a special call for social science and human dimension research:
West Coast Regional Projects (2014-16)
Four West Coast Sea Grant Programs (Oregon, Washington, California and the University of Southern California) jointly fund coordinated projects bringing together West Coast researchers to address issues of regional priorities. Current projects focus on the social sciences.
Oregon Sea Grant Omnibus Grant-funded projects (2012-14)
- An Integrated Engineering-Economic Vulnerability Assessment Tool to Increase Tsunami Preparedness in Rural Coastal Counties. Young Chen, OSU Agricultural & Resource Economics
- Understanding, Forecasting and Communicating the Linkages Between Hypoxia and Ocean Acidification in Oregon's Coastal Ocean. Francis Chan, OSU Zoology
- Developing Realistic Metrics of Acidification Stress for Commercially Important Bivalves in Variable Habitats. George Waldbusser, OSU College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS)
- Sea Grant Professorship in Free-Choice Learning. John Falk & Lynn Dierking, OSU Science and Math Education
- Predicting Habitat Quality of Juvenile English Sole and Dungeness Crab in Coastal And Estuarine Nursery Grounds. Lorenzo Ciannelli, OSU CEOAS.
- Taking Stock of Oregon’s Nearshore Fisheries: Development of Simple Assessment Tools for Better Management. Selina Heppell, OSU Fisheries & Wildlife.
- Geomagnetic Imprinting and Homing in Salmon and Steelhead. David Noakes, OSU Fisheries & Wildlife.
- Realized and Potential Larval Connectivity Along the Oregon Coast. Harold Batchelder, OSU CEOAS.
- Modeling Myxozoan Disease in Pacific Salmon: Establishing Watershed Models for Predicting Effects of Climate Change. Jerri Bartholomew, OSU Microbiology.
- Tides, Freshwater and Winds: Modeling the Impacts of Currents on the Oregon Inner Continental Shelf and Within Yaquina Bay Estuary. James Lerczak, OSU CEOAS.
- Assessing the Socio-Political Context of Disaster Recovery in Coastal Oregon. Lori Cramer, Oregon State University, Sociology.
West Coast Regional Sea Grant Projects (2012-14)