BOEM-Oregon Science Exchange

Basket stars photographed on the ocean floor off Oregon. BOEM photo Aerial surveys provide abundance estimates for marine birds and mammals. BOEM photo Benthic surveys conducted by OSU collect sediment and photos of the ocean bottom. BOEM photo Sandbar sharks considered in electomagnetic field (EMF) study. BOEM photo

The BOEM-Oregon Science Exchange, a series of webinars about BOEM-funded research related to renewable energy off the Oregon coast, took place in 2015 and 2016.

To see the webinar schedule and descriptions, click here.

Webinar presentations can be accessed from the below list.


July 22, 2015:   Seabirds and Marine Mammals off the Pacific Northwest
September 30, 2015:   Seafloor Mapping Adjacent to Renewable Energy Areas
December 2, 2015:   Renewable Energy in situ Power Cable Observations
January 20, 2016:   Survey of Benthic Communities near Potential Renewable Energy Sites Offshore the Pacific Northwest
March 16, 2016:   Renewable Energy Visual Evaluations: Visual Impact Evaluation System for Offshore Renewable Energy (VIESORE)
May 18, 2016:   Assessing the Vulnerability of Marine Birds to Renewable Energy Infrastructure in the California Current
July 20, 2016:   The Pacific Regional Ocean Uses Atlas - Information for Oregon
September 14, 2016   Characterizing Tribal Cultural Landscapes