Newport Harbor on a summer evening
The objective of this project is to explore perceptions of community resiliency through examination of the “graying of the fleet” phenomenon in Oregon.
juvenile salmon
This research shows nonanadromous Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) can extract map information from the geomagnetic field.
This research explores how the nature of their connection to the sea leads to different perceptions of risk and comfort with uncertainty, and how these differences might be important to consider when one group has information another group needs.
Gray whale breaches
survey and results for a project that sought the input of Oregon's Dungeness crab fishermen and industry representatives on management options to reduce the risk of whale entanglement in Oregon.
Crew members on the Delma Ann haul in a crab pot and hit it against a banger bar to force the crustaceans out of the pot. Because of a fisherman's suggestion, researchers are looking for ergonomic banger bars.
A voluntary best practices directive to help the Oregon Dungeness crab fleet take n important steps towards reducing the risk of whale entanglements.