Sarah Seabrook talks to Leigh Torres at a conference
With Oregon Sea Grant funding, researchers conduct focus groups to gauge attitudes about exploiting and protecting Oregon's deep ocean floor
tsunami evacuation sign by hill
In Newport, about 70 people participated in 6 mock tsunami evacuations
Aquarium tanks at HMSC
Contractors replaced rusting metal stands then sculpted concrete rock around them
Leigh Torres holds a drone
Drones, microphones, photos and fecal samples determine if noise is stressing out whales
Chris Langdon, an aquaculture researcher at Oregon State University
With funding from Sea Grant, researchers will fill liposomes with nutrients
shorecrab (Hemigrapsus oregonensis)
Crabs showed less concern for predators and fought more with their own species
Student Kaegan Scully-Engelmeyer explains his research while standing in front of a poster
Research will include studying the effects of ocean acidification on Oregon pink shrimp and Dungeness crabs
plastics on beach
One researcher concluded that each day, 62 to 65 kilograms of an anti-diabetic drug reach the Pacific Ocean from the Columbia River
juvenile salmon
Researchers ran a very low electric current through copper coils to control the magnetic field around the fish
Close up of person holding live Dungeness crab
Funded by Oregon Sea Grant, researchers analyzed the DNA from over 7,000 Dungeness crabs
raw oyster on the half shell with lemon and fork
Grants aim to reduce bacteria in oysters via probiotics and increase nutrition of live fish food
razor clams
Microplastics can attract chemicals, which might harm the organisms that eat them