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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.

January 20, 2009

A recent publication in Continental Shelf Research co-authored by Sergey Frolov, Ph.D., graduate of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), reports on the use of data assimilation for optimal observation in the Columbia River estuary.

January 15, 2009

OHSU graduate student Jami Goldman has been accepted into the United States Geological Survey, USGS, Student Educational Employment Program (SEEP) to investigate the effects of anthropogenic activities in the Tualatin and Willamette Rivers in Oregon.

November 18, 2008

Scientists at the Center for Coastal Margin Observation & Prediction (CMOP) are studying a plankton bloom in the Columbia River estuary that is dominated by one type of organism called Myrionecta rubra.


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