Category Archives: Ocean Observing Events

Marine Technology Showcase

The Pacific Northwest boasts an impressive number of marine research institutions and commercial enterprises, including leading research universities, major ports, state and federal research facilities, interest groups with a strong connection to the marine environment, and a concentration of marine … Continue reading

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Ocean Observatories off Oregon Coast

The Pacific Ocean off of Oregon and Washington are home to a new cabled array of observatories being funded by the National Science Foundation. The Ocean Observing Systems Committee of the Marine Technology Society reports some news of interest to … 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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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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Marine Technology Society Event: The Promise of Wave Power

The Marine Technology Society’s Oregon Section is sponsoring an event focused on wave energy, at the mother ship of wave energy research: the O.H. Hinsdale Wave Research Lab on the campus of Oregon State University. All are invited for a … Continue reading

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Hatfield Marine Science Center Seminar

The upcoming regular Thursday seminar at the Hatfield Marine Science Center is of interest to those wanting to keep up to speed on the NSF OOI initiative: Thursday’s HMSC Seminar: March 8th – 3:30pm in the Library Seminar Room Speaker: … Continue reading

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MTS Oregon Meeting – Markus Horning “Marine Mammal Tracking – Tracking the Stellar Sea Lion”

HMSC’s Dr. Markus Horning will be the next speaker of the Hatfield Marine Science Center’s 2012 “Science on Tap” series! Come to Rogue’s Brewer’s on the Bay on Thursday March 15 at 6pm for a presentation on “The secret lives of seals: using high-tech … Continue reading

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