Close up of person holding live Dungeness crab
Toby Harbinon looked at the regional and seasonal variation in Dungeness crabs' stable isotope composition and gut contents to investigate their potential consumption of bait discarded by fishermen.
Line art showing arrows between computer screens going in both directions. The image represents two-way communication.
Emily Mazur's research used a mixed-methods approach to evaluate the effectiveness of West Watch, a bimonthly webinar series, and investigates the possibility of it becoming a useful two-way communication tool.
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In this study, measurement protocols and methods are developed in two environmental archives (oyster shells and ice) to improve geochemical analyses of lead.
western pearlshell mussels in water
This dissertation explores relationships among landscape patterns, ecosystem processes and bivalve species dynamics in coastal watersheds in Oregon, USA.
Researcher Erin Peck stands in a marshy field holding a long coring tube.
Erin Peck's research quantified and compared morphological changes over nearly 300 years in Oregon salt marshes, providing insights into the tectonic, hydroclimatic, and anthropogenic processes shaping this important intertidal zone.


Fishing net full of groundfish empties onto a boat.
This thesis analyzed changes in spatiotemporal dynamics of Oregon's nearshore non-whiting groundfish trawl fishery and assessed gaps in each data source over the past four decades.