Probiotics to save our reefs: Investigating bacteria that protect corals from disease

This project will investigate bacteria that could protect corals and shellfish from fatal infections by the...

Can corals acclimate and adapt to a warming ocean?

As ocean warming continues to threaten coral reefs worldwide, it is uncertain whether they will survive. In...

How oceanographic conditions affect the growth, diet, and survival of juvenile rockfish

Rockfish are important fishery species on the U.S. West coast. Many rockfish species were overfished in the...

The lost aspens of the Willamette Valley: Did catastrophic floods carry them from the Rockies?

In the Willamette Valley, there are mysterious stands of aspen far separated from any other wild aspens, whose...

Ash Swamps of the Willamette Valley: Havens of Biodiversity

The emerald ash borer (EAB) is spreading west and is expected to heavily impact Oregon ash forests when it arrives...