The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) National Sea Grant College Program (Sea Grant) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2024 class of the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship program. The 85 early-career professionals selected will be placed in federal government offices throughout Washington, D.C., and join the over 1,600 individuals who have participated in the program since its inception in 1979.
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Oregon Sea Grant workshops expand coast-wide to help communities learn about tsunami safety and practice evacuation
Scientists say there’s a 30 percent chance of a massive earthquake and tsunami striking the Pacific Northwest in the next 50 years. Photo credit: Tiffany
Oregon Sea Grant-funded Coastal Resilience Work Uncovers Rates of Sediment Supply and Blue Carbon Burial in Tidal Wetlands
In 2018, Oregon Sea Grant-supported researchers continued to investigate the factors affecting blue carbon burial in Oregon tidal wetlands. Carbon accumulation was found to be primarily
National Sea Grant Law Center contributes research to inform City of Portland’s invasive species strategy
The City of Portland Bureau of Environmental Services initiated an effort in 2018 to audit and revise its 2008 Invasive Plants Strategy. The audit included a legal
In this video produced by Oregon Sea Grant, three interns talk about their participation in the Oregon Applied Sustainability Experience paid internship program in 2020.
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Oregon Sea Grant and NOAA programs partner to offer professional development opportunities for undergraduate students
West Coast crabbers and faculty with Oregon State University and Sea Grant programs in Oregon and Washington have been exploring ways to reduce injuries at sea.
Sea Grant graduate student hopes his research will result in the creation of a viable tool to help make coastal communities and ecosystems more resilient to the effects of climate change.
Sponsored and run by Oregon Sea Grant, “Shop the Dock” is entering its third summer of offering free, guided educational tours of Newport’s commercial fishing docks. Shoppers learn a bit about the fisheries, meet the people who catch the fish, and have an opportunity to buy the freshest salmon, tuna, halibut and crab, usually at prices lower than they’d find at their local supermarkets.
Oregon Sea Grant's Coastal Natural Hazards Specialist stresses preparedness, not panic or indifference, in the wake of increased attention to the Cascadia Subduction Zone and the likelihood of an earthquake in Oregon.
An Oregon Sea Grant Extension Agent is featured in an Oregon State University project.
Oregon Sea Grant is planning a workshop for December that will bring together a network of coastal resilience researchers and practitioners to begin developing a broader statewide collaborative network of those interested in and working on coastal resilience issues.
For Shelby Walker, a 2002 Knauss Fellowship seemed like a chance to take a break from the lab and consider her future. It wound up being a life-changing experience, one that would put her at the heart of groundbreaking ocean observation efforts and national ocean priority-setting, a key role in the federal response to the Deepwater Horizon oil disaster – and in 2014, at the helm of Oregon Sea Grant.
Patrick Corcoran is a coastal natural hazards specialist at Oregon Sea Grant based in Astoria, OR. His goal is to help coastal communities become more resilient to natural hazards.
New survey led by Oregon Sea Grant across eight coastal states found that that while the American public may be divided about whether climate change is happening, coastal managers and elected officials are not. Three quarters of coastal professionals surveyed – and 70% of all participants – said they believe that the climate in their area is changing.