Oregon State University SciComm Blog

This blog is constructed as a collaborative of scientists, writers, and outreach specialists at Oregon State University. Follow #OSUSciComm for updates.

Terra Magazine

Terra is a magazine produced by the Division of University Relations and Marketing at Oregon State University. Terra contains stories of discovery in energy, Earth systems, natural resources, health, the economy, the arts, and the social sciences.

California Academy of Sciences

The California Academy of Sciences is a natural history museum in San Francisco, CA housing over 26 million specimens. In addition to the Cal Academy’s service to public science education it also operates the Institute for Biodiversity Science and Sustainability.


This organization works to empower and train scientists to communicate with a broad audience to build bridges among scientists, journalists, and policymakers.

The Natural History of Bodega Head Blog

This is a blog written by the wonderful naturalist and photographer, Jackie Sones. Jackie is based at the UC Davis Bodega Marine Reserve.

SeaMonster Blog

This blog covers news in ocean sciences and the environment, ocean sports, the amazing plants, animals, and people that inhabit the oceans, ocean policy and conservation, and the funny, cute, crazy, scary and weird. SeaMonster was created by John Bruno and Emmett Duffy and is administered, written, and edited by ocean scientists and journalists.

The West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel

The OAH Panel was convened by the California Ocean Science Trust in 2013 to advance decision makers’ understanding of drivers and impacts of ocean acidification and hypoxia. The Panel is an interdisciplinary collaboration of 20 esteemed scientists from California, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia.


The California Current Acidification Network is a collaboration of scientists, resource managers, industry and others from local, state, federal and tribal levels dedicated to advancing the understanding of ocean acidification and its effects on the biological resources of the US west coast.

Ocean Acidification News Stream

This is a news stream provided by the Ocean Acidification International Coordination Centre (OA-ICC). The purpose of this news stream is to centralize information about ocean acidification and its consequences on marine organisms and ecosystems.


The EU FP7 Integrated Project EPOCA (European Project on OCean Acidification) was launched in June 2008  and ran for 4 years. The overall goal was to advance understanding of the biological, ecological, biogeochemical, and societal implications of ocean acidification.

Marissa Baskett’s Resources

Links & Resources for: Grants & Jobs (academic job and career advice, grants, postdoc funding, graduate funding, job postings) and Writing & Presenting advice.

WWW Tide + Current Predictor

This is a great resource for getting tide predictions for most locations in the U.S. It is posted here courtesy of the University of South Carolina.

Underwater and Coastal California Photographs, 1965-1999

A beautiful collection of over 2000 35 mm color mounted slides, taken by Ron McPeak of the underwater biota of giant kelp forests in California and Baja Mexico from 1965 to 1999. There also are images of kelp harvesting in California, salmon spawning in Alaskan streams, and aerial and landscape views of coastal California and its offshore islands.