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On a Wing and a Dare
October 10, 2013

On a Wing and a Dare

Pilotless aircraft monitor the environment

On a warm afternoon last summer in the hills west of Corvallis, three Oregon State University students went hiking in the McDonald-Dunn Forest when they became “lost.” A few scattered belongings — a backpack, shoes, a shirt — marked their trail in an emergency response exercise. Rather than send out a full-scale operation on foot […]


A History of Satellite Remote Sensing Research at Oregon State University
October 4, 2013

A History of Satellite Remote Sensing Research at Oregon State University

Satellite data have revealed fundamental features of the world's oceans

CEOAS faculty have been involved in every aspect of satellite remote sensing, including sensor and satellite mission design, development of algorithms for retrievals of the physical and biological variables of interest, and applications of satellite observations to study a host of oceanographic research questions.


Tracking the Great Whales
June 22, 2006

Tracking the Great Whales

Bruce Mate's pioneering tagging technologies are helping protect marine mammals from human impacts.

Some whale species and other marine mammals are still not in the clear. Research by Bruce Mate and colleagues in the Marine Mammal Program is revealing new details about ocean ecosystems and helping to address new threats.