humpback whale
This study generated density models to describe and predict seasonal distribution of rorqual whales in Oregon.
Passengers aboard a chartered vessel catch a glimpse of a whale breaching off the Oregon coast.
To understand the physiological impacts of vessel traffic on baleen whales, researchers investigated the adrenal stress response of gray whales to variable vessel traffic levels through an assessment of fecal glucocorticoid metabolite concentrations.
Researchers provide examples of how and why a mediated action approach to emotion as a social, distributed, interactional and discursive phenomenon may be helpful as an aspect of informal learning and exhibit design.
On a rocky shore, a large bull Steller sea lion sits in the foreground with its face upward. Around it sit smaller female sea lions.
Black rubber bands were the most common neck-entangling material, followed by plastic packing bands.
western pearlshell mussels in water
This study is on freshwater mussel ecology in Oregon's coastal watersheds. It analyzes stream survey data, co-varying habitat characteristics, and summarizes mussel distribution and host fish co-occurrence.
Sea otter floats on its back with its paws on its face.
Zooarchaeological cutmark analysis of sea otter remains from two Late Holocene archaeological sites in northern Oregon. These results affirm tribal assertions of deep-time human-sea otter relationships and use on the Oregon coast prior to extirpation.