Oregon State University

June Oceanographic Research Survey underway

June 20th, 2012 - Cast Off!  Our ocean/ Columbia River plume research cruise is now underway.



The Pacific Ocean at dawn. 

At sea, the researchers will conduct oceanographic surveys to answer questions on the ecological effects of the Columbia Plume on the fisheries.






June 25th, 2012 -- Updates from our researchers.

A sockeye salmon.                                                                                  Researchers at work.

toss small sockeye salmon

Calm seas!                                                                                       Sunset at sea.


June 28th, 2012 -- Researchers on their way back to port.


Contact Info

Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies
Hatfield Marine Science Center
2030 SE Marine Science Drive
Newport, OR 97365
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