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Columbia River Gorge Geology Tour

OPB | Feb. 16, 2017 8:30 p.m.

The Columbia River Gorge is a sight to behold, but what's even more breathtaking is the story behind its creation. Here's how two major floods shaped this spectacular area.

Science | local | NW Life | Climate change | Recreation | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Return To Mount Hood's Glacier Caves

OPB | Feb. 16, 2017 8:30 p.m. | Mount Hood, Oregon

The spectacular Mount Hood glacier caves that "Oregon Field Guide" documented in 2013 have all but disappeared. But why? Is it global warming, or is something else at play?

Science | Animals | local | Water | Pacific Ocean | Fish & Wildlife | Oregon Field Guide

The Mysterious Glowing Creatures Of Northwest Waterways

OPB | Feb. 9, 2017 8:30 p.m.

A scientific and eye-popping look at the tiny creatures that produce light in seawater.

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Bull Run Quake Science

OPB | Feb. 18, 2016 midnight

New research aims to find out how destructive a Cascadia earthquake would be for Portland's water supply. 

Science | Land use | Water | Sustainability | Fish & Wildlife | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Lake Abert Dries Up

OPB | March 19, 2015 8 p.m.

Oregon’s third largest lake dried up. Is more than drought to blame?

Science | Fish & Wildlife | Sustainability | Water | Oregon Field Guide

Oregon Chub Recovery

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015 midnight

The Oregon chub is the first fish to be removed from the Endangered Species List.

Science | Land use | NW Life | Sustainability | Forestry | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Hyla Woods

OPB | Feb. 26, 2015 midnight

A family timber firm says the forest itself must profit from logging more than they do.

Land | Science | Oregon Field Guide

Discovery on Mount Saint Helens

OPB | Oct. 23, 2014 2 a.m. | Mount Saint Helens National Monument

Explorers brave rain and sleet as they launch a five-day expedition into the crater of Mount Saint Helens to search for unexplored glacier caves.

Science | Environment | Oregon Field Guide

Ice Crawlers

OPB | Nov. 14, 2013 8:30 p.m.

Small caramel-colored grylloblattids, or Ice Crawlers, thrive where few insects can: in Oregon’s mountain snow fields.

Land | Science | local | Oregon Field Guide

Geologic Snowflake Hunters Flock To Oregon For Thundereggs

OPB | Oct. 31, 2013 8:30 p.m.

Rock hounds flock to Oregon from around the world to find thundereggs.