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Sea Grant videographier Michael Monroe interviews fisherman Al Pazar

Short videos - and excerpts from longer ones - on a variety of ocean and coastal topics, produced by Oregon Sea Grant. To purchase full-length videos, see our Video & Multimedia catalog.

Watch the latest Sea Grant videos on our Vimeo and  YouTube channels


Short Web videos featuring Sea Grant people and their work:

Coastal Hazards & Climate Change

Climate Change

Coastal Erosion

  • Exploring Beach Recovery. (8:28) Scientists Tuba Ozkan-Haller and Merrick Haller describe their research at OSU's Hinsdale Wave Research Lab.

Tsunami Preparedness

  • The Three Things You Need to Know (3:09) Extension Sea Grant specialist Patrick Corcoran tells you three things you need to know to be safe during a tsunami.
  • Reaching Higher Ground (14:02) The city of Seaside, Oregon, along with Sea Grant-sponsored researchers at the Hinsdale Wave Research Lab, are taking steps to protect lives against the threat of tsunami.

Coastal Learning & Decision Making

Free-Choice Learning

Fisheries & Seafood


  • Life Cycle of the Salmon (5:36) - This 1999 video depicts the fierce poetry of the salmon's life in images that reveal the salmon's world, often from their underwater point of view.
  • Celilo Falls and the Remaking of the Columbia River (2:21) - Excerpt from a full-length video about the destruction of tribal fishing grounds by the damming of the Columbia. Rare archival photos and film footage.


Multiple Uses & Marine Spatial Planning

Marine Recreation

Wave Energy

Marine Science

  • Octopus Dissection (51:27) Marine public educator Bill Hanshumaker conducts a comparative necropsy on a Humbold squid and a Giant Pacific octopus, 2010.
  • Great White Shark Necropsy- (2:00) Partial dissection of a shark found tangled in fishing nets off Oregon. 2009.

Most of our videos are housed at OSU MediaSpace, a cloud-based service hosted by Kaltura, an open-source video platform. The videos are in Flash format and use the embedded Kaltura player, which meets Section 508 standards for disability access. Newer videos include closed captions; for most older videos, text transcripts are provided.0

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