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The NWFSC's mission is to conduct the science necessary to conserve marine and anadromous species and their habitats off the Washington, Oregon, and northern California coasts and in freshwater rivers of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. Their research provides reliable, relevant, and credible...
"Preparing for a Cascadia Subduction Zone Tsunami: A Land Use Guide for Oregon Coastal Communities prepared by the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD), was released on January 15, 2014 and updated in April 2015. This tsunami land use guidance was originally developed by...
Report of the Coastal Areas and Marine Resources Sector Team, U.S. National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change, U.S. Global Change Research Program. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program Decision Analysis Series No. #21. NOAA Coastal Ocean Program, Silver Spring, MD.
Environmental Protection Agency environmental monitoriing and assessment program (EMAP) report on the overall quality of estuaries in Oregon and Washington. March 2006.
"The continued decline of Columbia River salmon (Oncorhynchus spp.) populations has long focused concerns on habitat changes upriver, particularly the effects of large hydroelectric dams. Increasing evidence that ocean conditions strongly influence salmon production, however, has raised questions...
A strategy document from the Oregon Coastal Management Program, Department of Land Conservation and Development (2009).