Oregon State University

Faculty and Staff

Oregon State University is a place where people come together to solve challenging problems and make a positive difference in the world. Our faculty and staff — through education, research and service — are improving lives, preserving natural resources and driving innovations that advance economic growth.

Sept. 15-19, 2014

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Sep 15, 2014

Mussels lose footing in more acidic ocean (Scientific American) “Along the West Coast, mussels are well-known ecosystem engineers,” said Bruce Menge, an Oregon State University researcher who studies how climate impacts coastal ecosystems. “They provide habitat for dozens of species, they provide food for many predators and occupy a large amount of space, so are [...] Read full story.

Sept. 15-19, 2014

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Sep 15, 2014

Mussels lose footing in more acidic ocean (Scientific American) “Along the West Coast, mussels are well-known ecosystem engineers,” said Bruce Menge, an Oregon State University researcher who studies how climate impacts coastal ecosystems. “They provide habitat for dozens of species, they provide food for many predators and occupy a large amount of space, so are [...] Read full story.

Sept. 8-12, 2014

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Sep 8, 2014

The Northwest is getting hotter, and humans are to blame (Statesman Journal) Human activity has caused the average annual temperature in the Pacific Northwest to increase by about 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit over the past century, a new report from Oregon State University shows. (see also Earthfix, Portland Tribune, KATU, KGW) Dad-in-training: Why patience is key (Canada.com) [...] Read full story.