Ocean Observing Conference to be Held in Newport, OR

Press Release
Friday, February 15, 2013
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The Newport Ocean Observing Conference, sponsored by the Yaquina Bay Ocean Observing Initiative, will be held April 30 and May 1 in Newport, Oregon, a growing center of marine research on the U.S. West Coast, with approximately $1 billion in marine research infrastructure investments in recent years. The conference will inform businesses and other potential partners about the burgeoning economic opportunities in the Newport region. The agenda will include presentations on the current state of major marine research projects on the Oregon coast, as well as local and regional infrastructure capabilities for ocean research.

Registration information is availablat www.ybooi.org.

  • Photo: YBOOI

    Photo: YBOOI

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