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Oregon Coast Science: How Tides Work, How They Push Moon Away The answer goes deeper than you'd imagine and farther out into space, too; how tidal forces are slowing the Earth's rotation

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Video: The Weird Side of Spring on the Oregon Coast A look at strange sunsets, odd critters, crazed weather and unruly foam

Oregon Coast Answers: What Are Those Snake-like Tubes or Whips?
It's a seaweed (or a large algae) commonly called Bull kelp - or Bull Whip Kelp or Ribbon Kelp. Science, kids

Oregon Coast Science Experts: What is Sea Foam?
Foam in the ocean is just sea bubbles, started off by tiny little phytoplankton that have died and the way their skeletons change the surface tension of the water Kids. Attractions

Surprising Facts About Sand Dollars on the Oregon Coast Where are the most sand dollars on the Oregon coast? What are they? Are they alive? More....

Surreal North Oregon Coast Photo Adventures Everything looks normal on the surface, but clouds seem to bend and bounce daylight in curious ways

Places Where Things Explode on the Oregon Coast Get an oceanic eyeful in Yachats, Depoe Bay, Cannon Beach, Oceaside and more

A Different Side of Common Oregon Coast Landmarks Familiar places on the Oregon can take on a whole new look if you move around

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock How tall is it and what is the geologic origin

Rugged Hidden Places Abound in One Oregon Coast Village Oceanside is is like a happy ending to an already upbeat story along the Three Capes Tour

Video: Brown Blobs, Waves on North Oregon Coast April meant a wide variety of strange sights on the Oregon coast

Freaky Oregon Coast Facts: Geology of Pacific City's Haystack Rock
How tall is it and what is the geologic origin

Bizarre Landmarks and Landscapes of the Oregon Coast The true hidden spots of the coast provide the real fun of discovery

Weird Discoveries are in the Details on Oregon Coast The craziest things can lurk in some of your favorite, regular beach stops and spots

Depoe Bay Whale Watch Watch Center - Visitor Information, Oregon Coast
Whale Watch Center, Depoe Bay. Headquarters to the Whale Watch Spoken Here program, Tourist attraction, Central Oregon Coast. Science


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Rare, Bizarre Glowing Creatures Strand on Oregon Coast Beaches
  It's called a pyrosome, and the ones found here are less than a foot, and are actually massive colonies of cloned creatures

Warnings Issued for Oregon Coast About Sick Sea Lions Officials warn to keep humans and pets away from all sea lion

Japanese Glass Fishing Floats Return to Oregon Coast - Briefly Glass Japanese floats were a common sight on Oregon beaches throughout most of the 20th century

Hundreds of Crab Shells Show Up on North Oregon Coast It's simply crab molting season for the Dungeness crab in Oregon coast waters, where adult crabs are getting bigger and outgrowing their shells

Oregon Coast Photos of the Week: Weird Brown Foam Seaside has recently been the recipient of loads of strange brown foam

Oregon Coast Aquarium Sea Lion Dies in Freak Drowning A female sea lion named Bailey drowned in her pool

Sun-Drenched Oregon Coast Not Unusual for February There's a glut of extra lovely weather on the coast, and it's around for the weekend

Sand Levels Revealing Some Ghost Forests On Oregon Coast Winter has not conjured up much on Oregon's beaches this time around

Warm Weather Draws Masses to Oregon Coast and Green Flash The coast was actually generally warmer than inland during much of the week

Starving, Dying Brown Pelicans Becoming a Problem on Oregon Coast Authorities have been receiving calls about Brown Pelicans either washing up dead or exhibiting uncharacteristic behavior


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Hordes of Flying Carpenter Ants Along Oregon Coast
They're the breeders of the colonies, getting blown by east winds. Sciences, south coast

Beware of Bears on Oregon Coast Due to Late Berry Crops, Say Officials
Spotting a bear on the coast may become uncomfortably easy. Sciences

Oregon Coast Aquarium Adds Some Attractions, Means for Play
Nature Play Area, Outdoor Amphitheater and a new feature called the headwaters. Newport, kids

Cool Coves on Oregon Coast at Brookings, Seaside, Yachats, Coos Bay
There's more beneath their surface, and other layers to check out. South Coast, Travel tips, sciences, kids

Part II, Manzanita 300-Yr-Old Spanish Galleon Find: Historic Surprises for Or...
Some information not previously released, struggles to retrieve the pieces. Sciences

Pieces of Legendary Oregon Coast Spanish Galleon Wreck Retrieved Near Manzani...
OCBC exclusive: how rare a find, misadventures, setbacks, scientific clues. History, Sciences

Encounters with the Science of Sunsets, Spring and Foam on Oregon Coast
Knowing the science of what's happening really adds to the experience. Weather

Summer Solstice Along Oregon / Washington Coast: Astronomy Parties, Curious F...
The longest day of the year and the beginning of summer on these NW beaches

Chasing A Special Moon Up Highway 101: Oregon Coast Astronomy Adventures
An actual car chase for a story at Yachats, Waldport, Newport, Depoe Bay

The Colorful, Even Psychedelic China Rockfish of Oregon Coast / Washington Coast
They're freaky but they're also tasty, as well as gorgeous. Marine sciences

Immense Surge in Oregon Coast Orca Sightings Includes Baby Killer Whale
Major sightings all over, but especially Newport / Depoe Bay with an orca calf. Marine sciences, Port Orford, Lincoln City, Coos Bay, Tillamook Bay

Surreal Science, Oddities Found Between Florence and Yachats on Central Orego...
Mysterious steps embedded in rock, log that pierces a rocky blob, faces and holes in things

New Surge in Orca Sightings Over Weekend Good Sign for Oregon Coast Holiday
Chances may be good you'll get to spot some over holiday weekend. Whales, marine sciences

Oregon Coast Wildlife Officials: Don't Kidnap Wildlife
It's not just baby seals you'll have to watch out for. Sciences

Discovering the Unexplainable on the Oregon Coast
From a mysterious red glow, the green flash at sunset to new geologic finds. Sciences

Seeing Mysterious Work in N. Oregon Coast Waters? It's Biologists in Tillamoo...
Researchers from ODFW will be conducting clam surveys. Sciences

Orca Sightings Along Oregon Coast Through the Roof This Month, Video
Major documentation and video from all over the coastline. Marine sciences

The Great Arches of the Oregon Coast - And Those You Didn't Know
Some are rather hidden, but you have to know where to look. Sciences

Three Curious Weather Phenomena of Oregon Coast: Manzanita, Cape Blanco, Head...
Some rather astounding atmospheric elements in the world of beach science

May Space Spectacular: Eclipse, Morning Planets, Meteors for Oregon / Washing...
Meteor showers, full lunar eclipse, more, from Brookings to La Push. Sciences

Pink Discovery in Tidepools: the Colorful Sculpins of Washington / Oregon Coast
A sampling of sculpins along the Oregon coast and Washington coast. Marine sciences

Two Meteor Showers Overlapping Above Oregon / Washington Coast, Another Peak ...
Right now are the Lyrids and the Eta Aquariids, which peak soon. Sciences

The Things Rockaway Beach Hides: N. Oregon Coast Curiosities of History, Science
A lot more hiding beneath its sands and waters than you know. Sciences, geology

Crews Chase After Fiesty, Elusive Beaver in Rescue Attempt on N. Oregon Coast
A wayward and endangered beaver had one crew scrambling around Gearhart. Marine science

Virtual Talk on Dolphins from Oregon Coast Scientist, April 21
Science on Tap series continues and features a talk dolphins. Newport events, Florence events, Tillamook events, Seaside events

Ooey, Gooey Brown Waves Are Back on N. Oregon Coast (Video)
They freak out visitors but they're a good thing. Weather, marine sciences

Barracuda-like Lancetfish Found on S. Oregon Coast
Often mistaken for barracudas, they are Longnose Lancetfish (Alepisaurus ferox). Marine sciences

1964 Tsunami Part 3: Tearing Up Bridges, Homes on the N. Oregon Coast
Damage and destruction in Seaside, Cannon Beach - but it began a beloved tradition. Geologh, history, sciences

Oregon Coast Discoveries at Hatfield Science Day Event, April 9
Newport's Hatfield Marine Science Center hosts its event virtually. Newport events, Yachats events, Lincoln City events

'Skinny Whales' Remain Issue on Washington / Oregon Coast, But May Be Lessening
Scientists still don't know what's causing it. Marine sciences

1964 Tsunami Part 2: Tragedy, Destruction Hits Central Oregon Coast
What happened in Lincoln City, Depoe Bay, Newport, Waldport, Yachats. History, geology, sciences

One Thing the Oregon / Washington Coast Have in Common with Mars
The oddest, smallest things can bring much broader questions and answers. Sciences

Magnificent Views on Oregon Coast Hidden by Time, Distance or Geography
Happening briefly only to disappear, or maybe tucked away. Sciences

Kooky, Quirky Rumors of Oregon Coast a Glimpse Into Its History
Spirits ghost-busted, a secret facility, bad pranks, sea monsters. Sciences

When a 'Filament' Mystery Hit the Oregon Coast a Decade Ago
Maybe you've seen this mystery stuff on beaches - now you know. Marine sciences

What Spring Equinox Means on Washington / Oregon Coast
Sunday, March 20, with the exact moment of spring at 8:33 a.m.. Washington coast events. S. coast events, sciences, astronomy

Rare and Live Snake Eel Found on N. Oregon Coast, Rescue Attempted
They are found much farther south in warmer climes. Marine sciences

Eerie Doomsday Connection Between Oregon Coast and Yellowstone
That weakspot is still around and some day will erupt again as a super volcano. Sciences

2022's Oregon Coast Whale Watch Season Begins Now With Babies in Tow, Orcas
Get ready for lots of whales along the entire length and live streams of them. Sciences, travel tips, kids

First Orcas of Season Spotted on South Oregon Coast Near Brookings
It's quite early to see them, making this an interesting find. Marine sciences

Waldport's Pat Boone Inn: Oregon Coast Finance Tale That Reached Ocean Shores...
An odd bit of history for the Oregon and Washington coast involving a celebrity. Sciences

Four Things You Didn't Know About Depoe Bay on Central Oregon Coast
Depoe Bay is a lot bigger than you think: especially in its science, history. Marine sciences

Earn Tasty Treats, Coffee as You Clean Up North Oregon Coast Sands
You can get tokens towards coffee and other treats in Seaside. Sciences, Seaside events

Hairy 'Globster' Sighting Raises a Stink at N. Oregon Coast's Rockaway Beach
The mystery creature really isn't a mystery to science, just at first glance. Marine sciences

Oregon Coast Crews Attend to Giant, Beached Whale on Washington Side
The gray whale was 39 feet long, had orca battle scars and was killed by a ship. Marine sciences

How Cape Blanco is a Dividing Line in South Oregon Coast Weather
It has an impact but not in ways you'd expect. Sciences

50 Years Behind the Scenes, Fighting for the Coast: Oregon Shores Conservatio...
Behind the scenes, Oregon Shores Conservation Coalition has been a major part of many fights. Sciences, history

Thousands of Jellies Wind Up on N. Oregon Coast
Gearhart, Seaside and Warrenton have received hundreds, even thousands. Marine sciences

Best of Romance-Themed Landmarks on Oregon, Washington Coast
A Valentine's theme in one way or another. Sciences, travel tips

Weird World of Oregon Coast Ocean Larvae Featured in Newport Event
Part of the Science on Tap program: the talk is Tuesday, February 15 at 6 p.m.. Newport events

Dead Whale Moving in Mysterious Ways on N. Oregon Coast And No, It's Not a Zo...
The deceased cetacean is acting like a zombie: it's moving southward. Marine sciences

When the Ocean Burps on Oregon / Washington Coast - It's Beautiful
Large patches of brown stuff lying around can actually be a treasure trove. Marine sciences

Highway 6 To Oregon Coast Gets New Signage After Fatalities Rise
Seven people died in 2021, the same number that died in a five-year period. Science, beach safety, travel tips

Five Unusual Rock Structures of Oregon Coast: Shapes to Weird Steps
From faces in the sea to to oddly convenient formations. Travel Tips, sciences

Crabbing Tips for Oregon Coast Right Now
It's been hit and miss but there is hope, especially around Bandon. Marine sciences, travel tips

Baby Elephant Seals May Create A Giant Surprise On South Oregon Coast
Northern elephant seals begin pupping season any time now. Sciences

Funky Little Fish is a Rare Find Off Oregon Coast: Prowfish
The prowfish (Zaprora silenus) doesn't wind up in aquariums. Marine sciences

Rules for Drones in Oregon Coast State Parks Examined on Jan. 24
Possible new rules regarding drone take-off and landing within a state park. Sciences

Cape Perpetua's Striking Science: Volcanoes to Bears on Oregon Coast
So much more to this central coast landmark than people realize. Yachats, geology, Newport, Florence

Tidepool Experiments Yield Finds About Climate Change on Oregon Coast
OSU found ecosystems like tidepools are losing their resiliency. Weather sciences


 

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