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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 Oregon Sea Grant YouTube channel:
A new YouTube series by videographer Steve Roberts, featuring Sea Grant people and their work:
- Jerri Bartholomew: At the Intersection of Science & Art
- Mark Whitham: Seafood Product Innovation
- Patrick Corcoran: Earthquake and Tsunami Preparedness
- Climate Change and the Oregon Coast. Five short videos address the concerns Oregon coastal residents have expressed about climate change:
- Building A Resilient Coast: Maine Confronts Climate Change. Twelve short excerpts from a one-hour educational documentary highlight key issues and insights from a range of speakers knowledgeable about responding to the effects of climate change.
- Perspectives on Climate Change in Maine (1:00)
- Sea Level Rise Brings Ocean Onshore (:46)
- Marine Resources Will be Affected (1:01)
- Potential Local Costs of Climate Change (1:07)
- The Future Won’t Look Like the Past (:54)
- Public Safety, Public Attitudes (1:02)
- Science for Resilience (1:29)
- Regulations for Protection (:49)
- Building with the Future in Mind (1:38)
- Creating Natural Buffers (1:12)
- Restoring Dunes, Protecting Neighborhoods (1:04)
- The Best We Can Do (:59)
- Ocean Acidification. Dr. Richard Feely of NOAA's Pacific Marine Environmental Lab discusses new findings about how increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is making the oceans more acidic, and what that bodes for ocean ecosystems and the marine animals that inhabit them.
- Exploring Beach Recovery. (8:28) Scientists Tuba Ozkan-Haller and Merrick Haller describe their research at OSU's Hinsdale Wave Research Lab.
- 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.
- Governor John Kitzhaber: From Science to Public Action (30:55). January 2000 interview on Oregon's environmental legacy and future.
- Oregon Sea Grant's Legislative Fellowship: Who Benefits? (8:21) A profile of former Legislative Fellow Ephraim Temple
- Ocean Learning- videos from a podcast introducing the features of our Visitor Center at OSU's Hatfield Marine Science Center:
- Episode one: Introduction to the Visitor Center
- Episode 2: Welcome
- Episode 3: Learning at the Visitor Center
- Episode 4: Behind the Scenes
- Episode 5: Animal Care & Feeding
- Episode 6: Exhibit: Habitat Snatchers
- Episode 7: Exhibit: Rumbleometer
- Episode 8: Exhibit: Chaos Wheel (described by an educator)
- Episode 9: Exhibit: Chaos Wheel (described by a scientist)
- Episode 10: Exhibit: Chaos Wheel (described by a volunteer)
- Episode 11: Patterns & Whales
- Episode 12: A Science Center for Families
- Episode 13: Visitor Center Overview
- Episode 14: Virtual Aquarium (just for fun!)
- Episode 15: Toxin, Enzyme & Beak: How an Octopus Feeds
- Episode 16: Releasing Reuben
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.
- Buying tuna directly from a commercial fisherman (on YouTube)
- Beach Safety Basics. Excerpts from the 2007 DVD about avoiding common hazards on the beach.
- Wave Energy. Excerpts from the 2006 Oregon Sea Grant DVD Wave Power.
- 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