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Phytoplankton blooms along the coasts of New Zealand as captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer onboard NASA’s Aqua satellite. Scientists used images from the satellite to understand changes in the oceans color.

Climate change affecting the color of the ocean’s surface, study reports

Emma Coke, News Reporter
July 27, 2023

It’s no secret that climate change is impacting ecosystems of the big blue sea in a myriad of ways, and now the big blue sea may not be as blue as it once was due to climate change. The ocean’s...

The interior of the O. H. Hinsdale Wave Research Laboratory’s flume, photographed on July 20 in Corvallis. Oregon State University’s Wave Lab is the nation’s largest wave research lab, designed to host research from universities and corporations from all around the world.

Newly-planted vegetation may actually increase coastal dune erosion, OSU researchers find

Emma Coke, News Reporter
July 23, 2023

A widely held belief is that vegetation helps prevent coastal dune erosion. However, a recently published study involving Oregon State University researchers suggests that may not always be the case. The...

Stephen Fitzgerald, OSU Extension fire specialist, meets with partners to discuss strategies for wildfire management. Temperatures increasing on a yearly basis bring worry to Oregon wildfire departments and naturalists statewide.

Castles: Preparedness is key to an early wildfire season

Christine Castles, Columnist
July 6, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer.Around Labor Day of 2020, Oregonians began to wake up in an...

Burt Hall

Burt Hall fire causes lasting damage, sets back research efforts

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science is still reeling from the damage caused by a fire in Burt Hall that took place at the end of fall term, and subsequent efforts to evaluate and repair...

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