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Jan 1, 2012 at 11:45 AM
From New Zealand to New York, the world eagerly welcomed a new year Sunday with confetti-filled celebrations, glittering fireworks displays and star-studded festivities.
Feb 4, 2011 at 8:51 AM
Obesity rates worldwide have doubled in the last three decades even as blood pressure and cholesterol levels have dropped, according to three new studies.
Sep 28, 2010 at 9:38 AM
Press release As part of an ongoing Tsunami Outreach and Education Program adminstered by Oregon Emergency Management (OEM) and the Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries (DOGAMI), the coastal communities of Waldport, Yachats and Seal...
Sep 14, 2010 at 9:29 AM
By DAVID STAUTH OSU News and Communications Forestry researchers at Oregon State University have used LIDAR to identify with accuracy the breeding habitat of a particular migratory bird – another evolving role for this sophisticated remote sensing...
Apr 7, 2010 at 11:41 AM
Above: Scientists will use this glider to capture sounds of an erupting undersea volcano - and to snare samples from the water column. (photo courtesy of Bob Dziak, Oregon State University) From Oregon State University A team of scientists from...
Feb 27, 2010 at 9:05 AM
Hawaii braced Saturday for a potentially damaging tsunami, after a massive earthquake off Chile sent waves across the Pacific Ocean. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Wash. and Ore. through 5 p.m. Saturday.
Feb 27, 2010 at 6:21 AM
With a rapt world watching the drama unfold on live television, a tsunami raced across a quarter of the globe on Saturday and set off fears of a repeat of the carnage that caught the world off guard in Asia in 2004.
Nov 23, 2009 at 6:07 PM
Carol and Jack Batchelor are counting their blessings from their family home in South Eugene. Back in September, the couple was running a beachside resort in Samoa when tsunami waves surged over the island.
Oct 17, 2009 at 11:47 AM
Scientists surveying American Samoa's coral reefs say Sept. 29's tsunami obliterated some corals and damaged others to the point that they may not recover.
Oct 16, 2009 at 10:50 AM
Two weeks after tsunamis in Sumatra and American Samoa initiated by powerful earthquakes killed hundreds of people, a growing number of Oregonians are wondering how people living along the West Coast will fare when a large quake shakes our own soil.
Oct 12, 2009 at 6:34 PM
The Pac-10 leading Ducks won't get back on the practice field until Wednesday but not everyone on the team is taking time off during the bye week. Members of the Oregon football team organized a food drive to benefit the tsunami victims in the Samoan Islands.
Oct 7, 2009 at 6:20 PM
Three powerful earthquakes rocked the South Pacific near the Vanuatu archipelago Thursday, generating a small tsunami just over a week after another, massive wave killed 178 people in the Samoas and Tonga.
Oct 7, 2009 at 9:45 AM
Lane County electric utilities are sending workers to aid in the recovery of American Samoa. EPUD, EWEB and Lane Electric are paying for a team to try and restore power to the area or help in any way possible.
Oct 7, 2009 at 4:10 PM
A powerful magnitude 7.8 earthquake rocked the South Pacific near the Vanuatu archipelago, the U.S. Geological Survey reported, triggering a regional tsunami alert. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center immediately issued a regional tsunami warning.