2019

Photo of bridge in Coos Bay, Oregon.
Using sediment cores from two Oregon coast estuaries, researchers were able to measure a period from 1680 AD to present and reconstruct the historical water column oxygen in the estuaries.
hand holding hundreds of small Pacific oyster larvae
This project evaluates the use of a habitat model, developed using geospatial raster layers of salinity, substrate, and elevation, in Yaquina Bay, Oregon to predict locations of Olympia oyster presence.
Researchers collects tiny herbivores in eelgrass in Netarts Bay
This research looked at the relative importance of local and regional scales in organizing eelgrass communities and the potential of regional oceanography and trophic interactions in regulating patterns of primary producers in this system.
Campers explore Hatfield beach for shore crabs
Mixed-methods study of citizen scientist volunteers explores the degree to which engagement, measured as time in the program, influenced volunteers motivation.
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.
This video describes the Fishermen-Led Injury Prevention Program (FLIPP) and its innovative research that involves commercial fishermen, researchers, extension agents, and coastal community members to understand injuries at sea better.
Jeanny East, Oregon Sea Grant boater outreach coordinator
A series of five videos aimed at service technicians who maintain floating restrooms in Oregon.

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