‘Listening to the Crabs’
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Sarah Henkel will present the findings of her recent crab-tracking project on January 15 at 6 p.m. in Seaside.

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Biology and biochemistry students awarded premier Oregon scholarship for graduate research
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Congratulations to first-year Ph.D. students Rachael Aber and Maya Feezell for being selected as 2019 ARCS Foundation Oregon scholars!

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Oregon State scientists tout ocean protection progress
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Kirsten Grorud-Colvert, Jane Lubchenco, Vanessa Constant, Katie Dziedzic and Jenna Sullivan-Stack presented their findings at the annual Our Ocean Conference in Oslo, Norway.

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We worked for the NOAA. Political appointees can’t overrule scientists.
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Jane Lubchenco and two other former NOAA administrators wrote an editorial for the Washington Post, in which they assert that weather forecasting should never be political.

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Recipe for a dune: Sand, wind, water, plants
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In a NOAA-funded project, Sally Hacker led a team of scientists to develop a better understanding of the complex processes behind dune formation and evolution.

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Feeling Crabby: Why are Dungeness crabs washing up on Oregon beaches this summer?
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Dead crabs on the beach are puzzling beachgoers. Francis Chan suggests hypoxia could be a factor in these now-annual die-offs.

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Crustacean’s life in low-oxygen water suggests there’s more than one way to survive hypoxia
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Felipe Barreto and Allie Graham's research findings on a tidepool crustacean's ability to suvive oxygen deprivation raise the possibility that animals may have more ways of dealing with hypoxia than previously thought.

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Zech Meunier and Kamron Kayhani win NSF fellowships for outstanding research
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Congratulations to Zech and Kamron on receiving NSF GRFP awards, which provide three years of support as they pursue their research projects.

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Anne Devan-Song receives AAUW International Fellowship
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Congratulations to Anne Devan-Song on receiving a prestigious American Association of University Women International  Fellowship!

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OSU professor, alumnus urge new 'new narrative' for oceans
picture of waves crashing on rocks at Morro Bay, California, Pacific Ocean

Jane Lubchenco and OSU alumnus Steve Gaines published an editorial in the latest issue of the journal Science. Rather than simply documenting the tragedies underway,  they urge action and effective solutions for preserving our oceans.

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