Climate Events

Jul
31

Lecture on Antarctica and Climate Change

July 31, 2019, Charleston

James McClintock, a professor from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will give the summer public lecture as part of the Summer Seminar Series at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (OMB).  Dr. McClintock speaks at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 31, in the OIMB Boathouse Auditorium.  His...

Past Events

May
30

Climate Lecture Series

May 30, 2018

Fracking wastewater.
Fracking wastewater.

Writer and legal theorist Anna Grear will deliver a Bedrock Lecture at noon on Wednesday, May 30.  The lecture can be viewed live online or through social media channels; if you would like to see it together with others as an event, there will be a screening in Bexell...

May
24

Tsunami Resilience Lecture

May 24, 2018, Newport

Photo by Portland Photographic Society

Preparing the region for the inevitable "Big One"--a tectonic earthquake and subsequent tsunami--will be the subject of a talk by Meg Reed, Coastal Shores Specialist with the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development, on Thursday, May 24,...

May
12

Climate Advocacy Training

May 12, 2018, Newport

A king tide fills Yaquina Bay, providing a preview of sea level rise with climate change.\Photo by Linda Reid.
A king tide fills Yaquina Bay, providing a preview of sea level rise with climate change.\Photo by Linda Reid.

The Newport group of the nationwide Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) will be sponsoring a climate advocacy training session from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 12, at the Newport...

May
11

Seminar on Shells

May 11, 2018, Charleston

Geerat Vermeij, UC Davis Professor. | Photo from UC Davis

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Spring 2018 Seminar Series features Geerat Vermeij, a distinguished professor at UC Davis. His seminar is entitled, "Shells: an ecological and historical window on the marine world." This 7...

May
1

Climate Science Webinars

May 1, 2018

Mill Creek entering the Yaquina River at a king tide, previewing flooding due to climate change. | Photo by John Bauer for the Wetlands Conservancy

The Northwest Climate Science Center has announced a new Actionable Climate Science Skills-building Webinar Series. These webinars are designed...

Apr
29

Coastal Issues Forum

April 29, 2018, Lincoln City

Nelscott Beach at Lincoln City during a king tide.\Photo by Lisa Voelker.
Nelscott Beach at Lincoln City during a king tide.\Photo by Lisa Voelker.

Three key coastal concerns—sea level rise, ocean acidification, and the opening of our waters to oil and gas drilling by the Trump administration—will be addressed in a public forum taking place in the auditorium of...

Apr
26

Talk on Oregon Shelf Dynamics

April 26, 2018, Newport

Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda.\Photo by Sonja Peterson.
Pacific City shoreline from Cape Kiwanda. | Photo by Sonja Peterson.

Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is offering a talk on nearshore ocean ecology by Clare Reimers, a professor of ocean ecology and biogeochemistry at OSU. Her topic will be "Benthic Exchange...

Apr
25

Climate Change Dialogue

April 25, 2018, Newport

Newport, Oregon.
Newport, Oregon. | Courtesy from @NewportOregon

Fear, hope, and climate change will be the topic of a public dialogue offered by 350.org on Wednesday, April 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Newport Public Library (35 N.W. Nye St.).

The subject will be the exciting times we live in, frightening due to...

Apr
22

Plastic Ocean Film Viewing

April 22, 2018, Coos Bay

Kayakers on South Slough.\Photo courtesy of South Slough NERR.
Kayakers on South Slough.\Photo courtesy of South Slough NERR.

South Coast audiences are invited to a viewing of the film “A Plastic Ocean.”  The film will show on Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, each at 7 p.m. in Cos Bay’s Egyptian Theatre (229 S. Broadway).

The South Slough...

Apr
20

Invasive Algae Seminar

April 20, 2018, Charleston

This skiff - suspected Japanese tsunami debris - was found near Moclips, Washington. | Credit Washington Department of Ecology

The Oregon Institute of Marine Biology's Spring 2018 Seminar Series features a talk by Gayle Hansen, from the Hatfield Marine Science Center. Her seminar is...