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Old-growth forests may provide buffer against rising temperatures header image

The soaring canopy and dense understory of an old-growth forest could provide a buffer for plants and animals in a warming world

Recent News

OSU News Release
06/30/2016

OSU engineers have created a new software package that should help people in developing nations make better use of small scale hydropower to produce electricity.

OSU News Release
06/10/2016

Native Olympia oysters, which once thrived along the Pacific Northwest coast until over-harvesting and habitat loss all but wiped them out, have a built-in resistance to ocean acidification.

OSU News Release
06/09/2016

Thousands of “citizen scientists” have volunteered their personal computer time to help create one of the most detailed simulations of weather ever done in the West.

OSU News Release
06/08/2016

A much better understanding of the role of diet and supplements in maintaining optimum health well into old age has emerged over the past 20 years.

OSU News Release
06/08/2016

Roads and petroleum wells in Wyoming’s oil and gas country don’t seem to interfere with the nesting of ferruginous hawks, according to recent findings by OSU wildlife researchers.

Events

2016 Commencement

OSU will host the 147th commencement ceremony on June 11. More information