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Nearly half of the organic carbon stored in soil around the world is contained in Arctic permafrost, which has experienced rapid melting, and that organic material could be converted to greenhouse gases that would exacerbate global warming.

Recent News

OSU News Release
01/19/2018

Oregon State University’s College of Forestry Dean Thomas Maness announced this week his intention to begin immediately an approximate six-month change in responsibilities to attend to personal matters.

01/19/2018

The Oregon State University Board of Trustees on Friday accepted a 10-year university business forecast that reflects plans to invest in strategic university student initiatives, manage expenses, increase enrollment strategically and offset cost increases including employee retirement benefits.

OSU News Release
01/17/2018

Jorge Cham, creator of the “Piled Higher and Deeper” comic strip, will give a free presentation at 9 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in the Austin Auditorium at the LaSells Stewart Center. 

OSU News Release
01/17/2018

Oregon State University announced today a transformative commitment from a donor to its College of Veterinary Medicine that will dramatically increase the college’s ability to provide life-saving clinical care, professional education for future veterinarians, and research critical to animal and human health.

OSU News Release
01/16/2018

Oregon State University will continue to commemorate its 150th anniversary with nearly two weeks of free activities in mid-February centered around the university’s decades of work protecting coasts and oceans.