Category Archives: General News

A new OSU campus in Newport only makes sense

Reported from News Lincoln County, 6/3/14 County Commissioner Terry Thompson: A new OSU campus in Newport only makes sense. Terry Thompson, Chairman, Lincoln County Commission County Commissioners have sent a letter to OSU Foundation President and CEO, Mike Goodwin, supporting … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for Ocean Observing Conference in Newport, OR

Registration is continuing for the upcoming Newport Ocean Observing Conference in Newport, Oregon. The conference is expected to attract marine-related businesses from all over the country who will gather to learn about the growing economic opportunities presented by the burgeoning … Continue reading

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Conference on Marine Research-Related Business Opportunities to be Held in Newport

Newport, Ore — Newport, Oregon is the fastest-growing center of marine research and education on the U.S. West Coast. This coastal town is the home of the Hatfield Marine Science Center, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Marine Operations Center … Continue reading

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OSU Selected to Lead Project Rejuvenating U.S. Research Fleet

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The National Science Foundation has notified Oregon State University that it will be the lead institution on a project to finalize the design and coordinate the construction of as many as three new coastal research vessels to … Continue reading

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Newport Selected as Home of Pacific Marine Energy Center

The Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center, or NNMREC, which is based at Oregon State University, has chosen Newport, Ore., as the future site of the first utility-scale, grid-connected wave energy test site in the United States – the Pacific Marine … Continue reading

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Presidential Proclamation — National Oceans Month, 2012

NATIONAL OCEANS MONTH, June 2012 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Our oceans help feed our Nation, fuel our economic engine, give mobility to our Armed Forces, and … Continue reading

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Oregon Business Opportunities 2012: Government Contracting

Businesses, do you want to win friends and influence people in government agencies? An upcoming event sponsored by the Government Contract Assistance Program can help. Plan to attend their workshop “Building Relationships and Winning Contracts with Government Agencies,” Tuesday, June … Continue reading

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Science Pub: Wind and Wave Energy

Corvallis’ Science Pub series continues with an installment focused on marine renewable energy. Belinda Batten of the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center will discuss ongoing research into wave energy under way in Oregon and elsewhere. “We’ve got the technical … Continue reading

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NOAA Ship News

The Port of Newport has provided an update on the activities of the NOAA vessels that call Newport home: “The NOAA ship Fairweather left for the Puget Sound in April. On her way out of the harbor, she located the … Continue reading

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“Honolulu Declaration” of Interest to YBOOI

Partnership for Observation of the Global Oceans, or POGO, is a forum for leaders of major oceanographic institutions around the world to promote oceanography, especially global ocean observing systems. From their web site: “Through its efforts, POGO has promoted observations … Continue reading

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