2021

A gray whale breaches near Port Orford.
Researchers assessed energy values of common nearshore zooplankton in Oregon's gray whale feeding grounds, and compared it to the energetic value of amphipod species fed on by Eastern North Pacific gray whales in the Arctic.
razor clams
Study deployed passive water samplers and collected riverine and estuarine bivalves from Oregon Coast watersheds to examine forestry-​specific pesticide contamination.
trawler
This case study uses a mixed methods approach to describe this small, specialized fishery and area of coastal habitat.
Aerial view of Cape Falcon on the Oregon coast
Researchers conducted and analyzed a public participation geographic information system mapping survey of Oregon residents to capture uses and perceived values of coastal and marine areas.
Oceanfront homes with boulders piled along the front to protect them from erosion.
This study found that neighbors play an influential role in private oceanfront landowners’ decisions to protect their shorelines from erosion and rising sea levels, which could lead to excessive armoring of the coastline.
Students grades 5-8 perform a dance about warming waters effecting crabs. They are wearing bright red crab costumes and a green screen is in the background.
This video describes a summer camp which used dance and computer coding to teach kids about how low oxygen in the ocean affects crabs.

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