Coastal Hazards

Coastal Hazards

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...
Photo Credit: Tiffany Woods, Oregon Sea Grant (2016) Coastlines are...
Photo credit: Randy Baumhover, Shore Acres State Park, Oregon (2014)The term “biophysical”...
Coastal erosion is a natural process that continually affects the Oregon coast. Erosion becomes a...
The Oregon Coastal and Ocean Information Network (OCOIN) is a partnership of Portland State...
The ocean's energy, aided by tides, rivers, rain, and currents, can transform coastal...