Climate Events

Dec
8

Lecture on Salmon Survey

December 8, 2022, Newport

Sockeye salmon spawning. /Photo courtesy of ODFW
Sockeye salmon spawning./Photo courtesy of ODFW.

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Laurie Weitkamp a Research Fisheries Biologist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Northwest Fisheries Science Centerto...

Dec
8

Community Conversation about Offshore Wind

December 8, 2022

Flyer for Rogue Climates Community Conversation on Offshore Wind. /Photo courtesy of Rogue Climate
Flyer for Rogue Climates Community Conversation on Offshore Wind. /Photo courtesy of Rogue Climate

Rogue Climate, a nonprofit advocating for climate justice in Southern Oregon, continues its series of "Community Conversations on Floating Offshore Wind Energy" by hosting a virtual session for...

Dec
15

Webinar on Power, Water, and Indigeneity

December 15, 2022

King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.
King Tides flooding the Yaquina river dock. /Photo by Greg Henton.

On Thursday, Dec. 15, the Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) and the US Corps of Army Engineers San Francisco District are hosting an indigenous-led webinar about flood risk management and community...

Dec
15

Lecture on Monitoring Marine Energy Converters

December 15, 2022, Newport

Environmental monitoring technologies for studying Triton Field Trials stressor research topics. /Illustration by Stephanie King
Environmental monitoring technologies for studying Triton Field Trials stressor research topics. /Illustration by Stephanie King

As part of the ongoing Research Seminars series, the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) will host Joe Haxel, the principal investigator of the Triton Initiative...

Dec
16

Global Warming Commission Meets

December 16, 2022

King tide at Coquille.
King Tide at Coquille.\Photo by Alex Derr.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission will meet Friday, December 16. The public meeting will be held from noon to 4 p.m. online.

At this meeting, the Commission will discuss the TIGHGER action scenarios, evaluation criteria scoring results, and how...

Past Events

Oct
15

Talk on Evolution and Climate

October 15, 2021

Dr. Joanna Griffiths, with Ursus maritimus (aka polar bear).
Dr. Joanna Griffiths, with Ursus maritimus (aka polar bear).

The Oregon Marine Biology Institute’s fall seminar series continues with a talk on Friday, Oct. 15, at 4 p.m., on “Evolutionary responses to climate change stressors in marine and freshwater systems.”

The speaker is Joanna...

Oct
7

Seminar on Climate Change Research

October 7, 2021

Slash burning visible from Cape Lookout State Park.\Photo by Allison Asbjornsen.

The Hatfield Marine Science Center’s Research Seminar Series is resuming for the fall.  These events, free and open to all, take place online at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays.

First up this fall, on Thursday, Oct. 7,...

Aug
11

Offshore Wind Energy Workshop

August 11, 2021

Wind power at sea.\Photo courtesy of Surfrider.

The public was invited by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development to participate in two workshops concerning wind energy planning.  The possibility of leasing federal offshore...

Aug
4

Global Warming Commission Meets

August 4, 2021

An upper Yaquina Bay wetland swamps by a high tide.\Photo by Meg Reed.
An upper Yaquina Bay wetland swamps by a high tide.\Photo by Meg Reed.

The Oregon Global Warming Commission meets next on Wednesday, Aug. 4, from 1-5 p.m.  A meeting agenda is not yet available, but one topic of particular interest to the coast is expected to be that of “blue carbon”—the...

Aug
4

Offshore Wind Energy Workshops

August 4, 2021

Wind power at sea.\Photo courtesy of Surfrider.

The public is invited by the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management and the Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development to participate in two workshops concerning wind energy planning.  The possibility of leasing federal offshore...