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August 21, 2009

How does a Navajo veteran studying anthropology at Portland State University get the opportunity to research Pacific Northwest Indians and the Columbia River? It all started with an internship.

August 3, 2009

When she applied to CMOP's teachers program, Stephanie Kelley, a high school science teacher in Portland, Oregon, hoped to experience coastal margin research firsthand. After spending time in the field and the lab, she gained a better understanding of how scientists collect and utilize data.

July 20, 2009

OHSU graduate students Michelle Maier and Wendy Smythe have each received a prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program award that recognizes outstanding graduate students pursuing research-based masters and doctoral degrees.

July 1, 2009

CMOP receives $900,000 math and science grant to enhance ocean and aquatic science teaching in rural communities on the Central Oregon Coast.

June 29, 2009

Kyoung-Ho (Joe) Cho, Ph.D., post-doctoral researcher, has joined the modeling team to conduct integrative numerical modeling and data analysis in support of CMOP’s cross-disciplinary research, education and outreach.

June 2, 2009

CMOP successfully launched robotic underwater vehicles to study the Columbia River estuary and near plume system.

May 8, 2009

The center is performing a multi-platform research campaign during the spring thaw in the Columbia River. Three research vessels and two mobile platforms are operating simultaneously to accomplish a diverse set of science objectives.

May 7, 2009

CMOP offers an eight week non-credit course that focuses on the unique governmental status of Indian Tribes and their relationship to other governments – federal, state and local – with an emphasis on natural resources.

February 26, 2009

The NSF-funded Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction (CMOP) has developed a new remote sensing device that opens the way for scientists to better understand and predict salinity intrusions in estuaries.

February 5, 2009

WET Labs, Inc. senior research scientist Andrew Barnard, Ph.D. and CMOP researcher Joe Needoba, Ph.D. have teamed up to develop capabilities for high quality, long-term, operational biogeochemical monitoring of the Columbia River estuary.


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