Study finds unprecedented levels of winter shoreline retreat along the US West Coast as a consequence of the 2015/2016 El Niño.
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.
This winter’s El Niño is poised to be one of the strongest yet recorded. Here’s what that might mean for the Northwest.
Researchers predicted a strong El Niño in 2014. It failed to manifest. This year, El Niño is back and stronger than ever. What happened?
Homeowners Prepare for Climate Change Along the Oregon Coast
This past year was a time of odd happenings. In the eastern Pacific Ocean, several tropical fish species were spotted well outside their normal swimming haunts. On land, drought persisted in the western United States along with record warmth west of the Cascades. At the same time, record low temperatures and high snowfall appeared along…