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Apr 6, 2013 at 9:39 AM
What a long, strange trip it's been for a small striped fish native to Japan that apparently hitched a cross-Pacific ride in a small boat believed to be part of a tide of debris from that country's March 2011 tsunami.
Mar 15, 2013 at 9:58 AM
Authorities say another derelict boat was removed from an Oregon beach north of Florence.
Mar 15, 2013 at 9:47 AM

FLORENCE, Ore. -- A derelict boat was removed from an Oregon beach north of Florence.

The 24-foot non-motorized boat was removed from the ocean shore near Muriel Ponsler Wayside on Thursday and taken to a local...
Mar 5, 2013 at 11:39 AM
Scientists from Oregon State University, who have examined more than three dozen pieces of debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami that have washed ashore on the Northwest coast, say the potential damage from invasive species may not be known for years.
Feb 27, 2013 at 7:00 PM
A new exhibit featuring a portion of a dock that washed ashore near Newport more than a year after the devastating March 2011 Tohoku, Japan, earthquake and tsunami will open on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine...
Feb 22, 2013 at 1:28 PM
A contractor hauled a 30-foot derelict boat off Horsfall Beach on Thursday at a cost of $2,500 to the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.
Dec 28, 2012 at 10:33 AM
No highly invasive species of plants or animals were found in the first look at the dock that washed ashore last week near Forks.
Oct 24, 2012 at 11:53 AM
“We're still processing new fish, but so far the radiation we're detecting is far below the level of concern for human safety,” said Delvan Neville, a graduate researcher with OSU's Radiation Health Physics program and a co-investigator on the project.
Oct 8, 2012 at 10:15 PM
When the big one hits the Oregon coast, people won't need sirens, say experts — they'll know by the intense trembling beneath their feet that a tsunami is on the way and it's time to hustle to high ground.
Aug 1, 2012 at 1:59 PM
The Coos Bay, Ore. region is in danger of a major earthquake in the next 50 years, scientists at Oregon State University said.
Jul 30, 2012 at 4:30 PM
Cannon Beach City Councilor Nancy Giasson has been organizing weekly walks this summer to help North Coast residents become more confident about their ability to find safety if a massive Cascadia earthquake and ensuing tsunami were to strike.
Jul 19, 2012 at 1:21 PM

NEWPORT, Ore. - The dead birds showed up on the beach not far from where a dock from a Japanese port washed up.

The juxtaposition put attention on the bird bodies.

Oregon State University professor Rob Suryan says...
Jul 18, 2012 at 2:37 PM
The dead birds showed up on the beach not far from where a dock from a Japanese port washed up.
Jun 27, 2012 at 8:37 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. – At the beginning of 2010, Oregon State University geologist Bob Yeats told a national reporter that Port au Prince, Haiti, was a “time bomb” for a devastating earthquake because of its crowded, poorly constructed buildings and...
Jun 27, 2012 at 7:00 AM
A week after an Oregon State professor called Port au Prince, Haiti, a time bomb for a devastating earthquake, a magnitude 7 quake killed hundreds of thousands there. He sees other ticking time bombs around the world's active faults.