Coastal Hazards and Longer Term Climate Patterns in the Pacific

Quantifying the impacts of climate change on coastal areas has focused largely on the impacts of sea level rise. A recent study suggests other processes, including El Niño, might be equally important.

Climate Change and Coastal Upwelling

Climate change is expected to intensify spring and summer coastal upwelling, potentially threating some of world’s most productive marine ecosystems.

Warmest Year On Record

Last year Oregon and Washington experienced their warmest year on record. Here’s what we know about 2015’s anything-but-normal climate.