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Northwest Fisheries Science Center- NOAA Fisheries Service

NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center studies living marine resources (e. g. , salmon, groundfish, and killer whales) and their habitats in the Northeast Pacific Ocean-primarily off the coasts of Washington and Oregon and in freshwater rivers and streams in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. The Center seeks to better understand living marine resources and their ecosystems to assist resource managers in making sound decisions that build sustainable fisheries, recover endangered and threatened species, and sustain healthy ecosystems, and reduce human health risks.

 

 

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Office of the Delaware State Climatologist

The Office of the Delaware State Climatologist (ODSC) is the principal scientific extension service for weather and climate information for the State of Delaware. The Office resides within the Department of Geography and the College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment at the University of Delaware. Dr. Daniel J. Leathers serves as the Delaware State Climatologist.

 

 

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Office of the State Climatologist for Ohio

The Office of the State Climatologist for Ohio (OSCO) is housed within the Department of Geography and the Atmospheric Sciences Program in Columbus at the Ohio State University.   OSCO strives to acquire, archive, process and disseminate all climate and weather information that is of value to public officials and organizations, corporations, research scientists, and private citizens of the state.   At this time the OSCO does not operate or maintain any statewide weather or climate monitoring networks such as is, for example, already done through the National Weather Service, CoCoRaHS, or the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.

 

 

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Office of the Texas State Climatologist

The Office of the Texas State Climatologist (OSC) is housed in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, College of Geosciences, Texas A&M University. The OSC serves as a clearinghouse for climate information for the state of Texas. The OSC issues regular climate updates and conducts research on climate monitoring and climate prediction in Texas and the southern U.S.

 

 

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Office of the Washington State Climatologist

The Office of the Washington State Climatologist (OWSC) is called by the State of Washington to serve as a credible and expert source of climate and weather information for state and local decision makers and agencies working on drought, flooding, climate change, and other related issues.   The web site provides links to sources of climate data and seasonal forecasts for the state of Washington. Most data on the site are available for free; a charge may apply for additional data or interpretation, or for testimony in a legal case.

 

 

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Ohio Sea Grant

The Ohio Sea Grant College Program funds a broad range of research projects in various areas including aquaculture, aquatic ecology & dead zone, aquatic invasive species and zebra mussels, biotechnology, coastal & open-water engineering, economic impact, education, fish & fisheries, geographic information systems, global change, marine recreation, tourism & boating, natural history, outreach, pollution, social/political/legal, and wetlands.   Research proposals are solicited from every college and university in Ohio.

 

 

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Oregon Climate Service

The Oregon Climate Service (OCS) is located on the Oregon State University campus in Corvallis, Oregon and is the state repository for weather and climate information. The OCS's mission is to collect, manage, and maintain Oregon weather and climate data; to provide weather and climate information to those within and outside the state of Oregon; to educate the people of Oregon on current and emerging climate issues; and to perform independent research related to weather and climate issues.

 

 

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Oregon Global Warming Commission

The Oregon Global Warming Commission was created by the 2007 Legislature through House Bill 3543. In March 2008, the Governor appointed the 11 voting members of the Commission. The Commission's general charge is to recommend ways to coordinate state and local efforts to reduce Oregon's greenhouse gas emissions consistent with Oregon's goals and to recommend efforts to help the state, local governments, businesses and residents prepare for the effects of global warming. The Commission may recommend statutory and administrative changes, policy measures and other actions to be carried out by state and local governments, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and residents.

 

 

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Oregon Sea Grant

Oregon Sea Grant supports an integrated program of research, education and public outreach to help people understand, responsibly use, and conserve ocean and coastal resources. Program activities are conducted in several interdependent and critical topical areas including healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable coastal development, safe and sustainable seafood supply, hazard resilient coastal communities, and marine education. The program is committed to: 1) Improving human health and safety related to ocean and coastal use, 2) Promoting social progress and economic vitality, and 3) Enhancing the sustainability of coastal ecosystems.

 

 

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Oregon Transportation Research and Education Consortium (OTREC)

OTREC is a national University Transportation Center and a partnership between Portland State University, the University of Oregon, Oregon State University, and the Oregon Institute of Technology. OTREC stimulates and conducts research on surface transportation, educates current and future transportation leaders, and encourages the real-world use of research results. OTREC supports innovations in sustainable transportation through advanced technology, integration of land use and transportation, and healthy communities.