This thesis looks at studies with provide novel information on the biological responses and susceptibility of different coastal species to stressors associated with global climate change.
Using a simulator, a child steers a research ship through Yaquina Bay in an exhibit at the Hatfield Visitor Center. His father stands near him and points to the screen in front of them.
This video provides examples of outreach and education efforts about research vessels including a museum exhibit, researcher-teacher co-designed curriculum, and out-of-school time STEM challenges and lessons.
This research survey investigated Oregonian’s public perception of the risks and economic benefits of exporting natural gas on the West Coast.
Oregon dunes with grasses in foreground
This thesis combines field and numerical modeling studies to quantify the adjustment length scale and its importance to account for numerically simulating landscape changes within sparsely vegetated dune canopies in managed sites.
This study assesses and documents benefits and challenges from both the “supply-side” and “demand-side.” It describes the pre-commercial stage of development and explaines the current state and the trajectory of the wave energy sector in Oregon.


Students explore shore crabs.
Seven groups of teachers and marine scientists talk about the lesson plans they created as participants in the Oregon Marine Scientist and Educator Alliance. Oregon Sea Grant organized this online capstone event, which took place Aug. 26, 2021.