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Coastal areas of Oregon (and the rest of western North America) are particularly vulnerable to ocean acidification and hypoxia, due primarily to...
Over the past 250 years, rapid growth in the burning of fossil fuels and changes in land use have caused a dramatic rise in CO2 emissions. About one...
When faced with the question of how climate change will affect Oregon wetlands, the current answer seems to be "it depends". With the wide variety of...
In November 2003, the State of Oregon and NOAA Fisheries began a collaborative project to address the conservation of coho salmon in the Oregon...
Seven species of salmon (all members of the scientific genus Oncorhynchus) are native to Oregon, but this group includes many subgroups with very...
The Coho Assessment Viewer was created to display a sampling of the maps and data graphics created for the Oregon Coastal Coho Assessment project....
To early settlers and loggers, the forests of Oregon's Coast Range seemed endless and inexhaustible. But in less time than it took to grow them, most...
Mudflats Mudflats are usually found around estuaries and other sheltered coastal areas where wave action is low and...
Map by John Ame Note: Oregon's Coast Range is defined here as all of the Coast Range hydrological province and part of the Willamette...
Rain, drizzle, mist and fog -- typical North Coast weather conditions. These do not bring fire to mind. Yet our coastal forests contain potential...

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