Author investigates the interactions and feedbacks among sand-binding beach grass species, sediment supply, and dune shape along the U.S. Pacific Northwest coast


This thesis is comprised of two manuscripts based on a laboratory experiment conducted to examine realistic wave forcing on a vertical wall subjected to tsunami loading.
The work presented in this thesis is part of a larger, interdisciplinary effort to determine the relative importance of physical and ecological mechanisms in controlling coastal foredune geomorphology and vulnerability in the PNW.
Lessons learned from projects that bring together a diversity of stakeholders for the common goal of better management.
This dissertation develops mixed family selection for Pacific oysters using marker-based pedigree reconstruction.
This study examines three principle questions related to the Oregon Fishermen in Ocean Observing Research (OrFIOOR) program.