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Coastal Hazards

Coastal Hazards

Coastal Hazards
The Oregon Coastal and Oceans Information Network (OCOIN) is a partnership of Portland State...
Photo Credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant (2016)Coastlines are beautiful and appealing places...
Photo credit: Randy Baumhover, Shore Acres State Park, Oregon (2014)The term “biophysical”...
Photo Credit: NOAA, Marine Debris Program (2014)Marine pollution can originate from land,...
Floods Floods are a common hazard in Oregon. The damaging effects of a flood can be local or...
Coastal erosion is a natural process that continually affects the Oregon coast. Erosion becomes a...
The ocean's energy, aided by tides, rivers, rain, and currents, can transform coastal landscapes...
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