Research. Sustainability. Port Orford.

OSU Port Orford Field Station



 Port Orford - Diving, fishing - A little town with a big heart.

Port Orford is one of the premier scuba diving locations on the Oregon Coast. While you're there swing into one of the many local restaurants and ask about sustainably harvested seafood. 


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A Series of Short Stories from A Field Season in Port Orford

By Mia Arvizu, Marine Studies Initiative (MSI) & GEMM Lab summer intern, OSU junior

Part 1: The Green Life Jacket

The swells are churning and for once my stomach is calm. I take advantage of it while I can, and head out on the kayak. Another beautiful day, another good data set. 

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