"This study elucidates per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) fingerprints for specific PFAS source types."
"Last week, as scorching temperatures sent Portlanders searching for a swimming hole, the Willamette River turned a shade of neon green usually associated with the trim on Seattle Seahawks jerseys."
"Growing threats posed by natural hazards demand that coastal hazard planning, response, and adaptation practices safeguard coastal communities while minimizing uneven impacts on historically underserved groups."
"Researchers at Oregon State University Extension Service interviewed 59 farmers and ranchers across the state asking what they need to better weather extreme heat and drought. "
"The timescales associated with precipitation moving through watersheds reveal processes that are critical to understanding many hydrologic systems."
Increasing temperatures, drought, and fuels have led to a higher risk of wildfires around the world. Models are an effective tool that can be used to understand and research wildfire trends.
As water runs down roofs, over driveways and patios and off other impervious surfaces, it might pick up pollutants as it flows directly into streams, wetlands, lakes and groundwater aquifers.
The practice has already drawn interest from some solar developers who hope to implement the systems on a wide scale.
Oregon State University is finalizing an assessment asking farmers and ranchers across the state what they need to better weather extreme heat and drought.
BEE asst. professor Chad Higgins being interviewed by Science Friday host Ira Flatow.
EcoE student Nina Biondolillo is the highlighted speaker in this video.
Researchers across the country, including BEE's Maggie Graham, discuss the multiple benefits of solar/Ag shared land use.
"Scientists tested the toxicity levels of the algae in the river in downtown Portland. The results showed toxins harmful for dogs and below harmful levels for people..."
The Food and Drug Administration has given the green light for a unique medical device that helps patients with respiratory complications avoid ventilators.
Research by, among a team of researchers, OPEnS lab student, Max Chu, and BEE/OPEnS faculty John Selker, Cara Walter, and Chet Udell.
Recently published article written by BEE's Desiree Tullos and a team of researchers in the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering.
Sharing pays off, a new study finds. If farmers in the United States can be convinced to share just 1% of their land with solar panels, they could generate 20% of the country’s electricity with that minor sacrifice...
BEE has revamped its graduate seminar (BEE 507) and is rolling it out winter 2021!
Article written by BEE's Ganti Murthy and Seyed Mohammad Hossein Tabatabaie of ICF International Inc.
Article by BEE student Bonan Li and instructor Stephen Good, published in EGU's Hydrology and Earth System Sciences.
Research in EGU's Atmospheric Measurement Techniques journal, presented by a team that includes BEE's Chad Higgins and John Selker.
BEE's John Bolte and Kellie Vache's contributions to research, "Ecosystem-Based Management, Ecosystem Services and Aquatic Biodiversity: Theory, Tools and Applications."
On January 13, John Selker was honored by Universidad de Concepcion with the Centennial Medial for "...working to improve the opportunities of Chilean agriculture, especially (in regards to) the development of peasant family agriculture."
The Advocate top picks of 2019's scientific research from Oregon State University. They included work by both Chad Higgins and Dominique Bachelet.
OSU master’s degree student Maggie Graham (WRS student advised by Dr. Chad Higgins in BEE) has been studying the effectiveness of purposefully planting pollinator habitat in and around solar arrays.
Stability as evaluated by functional resistance and resilience is critical to the effective operation of environmental biotechnologies.
On Monday, November 18, several climate change scientists, including BEE instructor Dr. Dominique Bachelet, urged lawmakers to take action on the climate crisis.
Thank you to all of the EESS volunteers who turned out last Saturday and participated with Starker Arts Park wetland planting project. So many people turned out that they were able to plant 1,000+ individual plants within an hour.
Bastin et al.’s estimate (Reports, 5 July 2019, p. 76) that tree planting for climate change mitigation could sequester 205 gigatons of carbon is approximately five times too large.
National Science Foundation's latest video features research on "Installing Solar Panels on Agricultural Lands Maximizes their Efficiency." This project is being led by BEE's Drs. Elnaz Adeh (WRGP graduate who was advised in BEE), Stephen Good...
John Selker and Ganti Murthy's Senior Design project with Undergraduate program, Ecological Engineering, is referenced in this article about practical and economic ways of cleaning stormwater runoff, particularly zinc pollution.
Biological & Ecological Engineering Professor Desiree Tullos work is referenced in this NPR article on climate-driven flooding concerns in small town areas.
Water Resource Engineering Alumni Sam Swanson (2018) is featured this month in the College of Agricultural Sciences, "Faces of AgSci." Sam's major advisor was Desiree Tullos (Biological & Ecological Engineering).
Check out Logan Adams' success story in the Honor's College program as a Biological & Ecological Engineering student and connecting with his advisor, Dr. Stephen Good!
Check out our latest Biological & Ecological Engineering newsletter - 2019 was a great year for BEE!
John Bolte, Biological & Ecological Engineering Director, and a team of OSU researchers study the effects of beach erosion in Tillamook County.
BEE Professor, Desiree Tullos, discusses methods for improving flood-risk governance in the United States. In the wake of multiple hurricanes and the Oroville Dam disaster, this issue is becoming more important than ever.
Dale Kirk was a pioneering researcher and one of the most sought-after professors on campus from the mid-1940’s to mid-1980’s. Among his many engineering accomplishments, he developed a mechanical strawberry harvester and a grass seed field-...
BEE Distinguished Professor, John Selker, has made cutting-edge advancements in the collection of weather data from Africa. Read about his work in iAfrikan.
Through your generous support, we hope to send two EcoE seniors representing their Senior Design teams to Cameroon to implement their ideas, plus two students to the ACS NORM 2018 conference in Richland, Washington.
Dominique Bachelet has been been named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “for important contributions to the field of climate change science."
Manuel Lopez is a student employee in the OPEnS Lab, and an undergraduate in EECS. See this short video to learn more about Manuel and how working in the OPENs Lab is helping him reach his goals.
The cutting-edge research and projects of Distinguished Professor John Selker is reaching students and communities across the globe.
BEE professor, Chad Higgins, is part of a tri-state collaboration that aims to tackle energy, water, and food issues across the Pacific Northwest.
BEE Professor, Dr. Chad Higgins, an inductee to the Groton High School Distinguished Graduate Hall of Fame was inducted on June 1 in Groton, New York.
Oregon State University has named Alan Mix and John Selker (from BEE) as its 2017 Distinguished Professor recipients, the highest academic honor the university can bestow on a faculty member.
William (Bill) Hohenschuh was awarded first place and Hossein Tabatabaie was awarded second place for their posters at the Annual S1041 meeting in August.
The Laurel Lodge No. 13 scholarship committee has selected the winner for the Manford L. Rathbun Level III Memorial Scholarship for the amount of $6,000.