2021

Oregon dunes with grasses in foreground
The paper reports on genetic evidence that two invasive, dune-building beachgrasses in the Pacific Northwest have hybridized and that the hybrid has been found in Oregon and Washington.
razor clams
Study deployed passive water samplers and collected riverine and estuarine bivalves from Oregon Coast watersheds to examine forestry-​specific pesticide contamination.
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.
Chris Langdon holding red seaweed
This paper is about a novel method for propagating red algae that can be automated and potentially used to scale up production.
Aerial view of Cape Falcon on the Oregon coast
This paper provides a model for understanding the attitudes and beliefs that foster public support for or opposition to marine protections.
Arial view of flooding in Tillamook, Oregon
A unique modeling project developed to address coastal flooding and erosion in Tillamook County, Oregon provides different scenarios based on the uncertainty of climate change and community's potential planning actions.

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