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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

On the coast, a landmark is gone

Written November 4th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

If they haven’t been to the central coast for a month and go there now, Albany visitors will discover that a landmark, the building housing the former Landmark restaurant in Yachats, has disappeared.


Before I forget: Checking on the sea

Written August 26th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

[youtube video=”CS0WDFsYuXc”] When things get slow, go to the beach and check on the level of the ocean. That’s my motto. One of them, anyway.


If a tidal wave comes …

Written February 4th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

There are signs at all the marked entrances to Oregon beaches telling us what to do when a tsunami is expected. But how do people on the beach get warned when a tidal wave may strike but is still some ways away?


What heat wave?

Written July 30th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

One hears a lot about this heat wave coming our way. The forecasters are warning of triple-digit temperatures. The warnings don’t help unless you can get away.


Climate: Same old and barnacles

Written April 2nd, 2017 by Hasso Hering

As I was saying above, I make so bold as to note that once again, looking for a sign of climate change at the Oregon coast, I can’t find any. That’s not to say there aren’t any. But in terms of sea level, if there’s been a change over the last 20 years or so, it’s too subtle to […]


Sea level update: Still not alarmed

Written February 19th, 2017 by Hasso Hering

It’s been a while since I last checked, so here’s an update on the status of the level of the sea, which we’ve been told for years is rising because of man-caused climate change.


Nice day at the beach: Gulls, sand, sea

Written November 4th, 2016 by Hasso Hering

Stepping out on the beach near the mouth of the Yachats River on Friday, I was astonished at the number of seagulls gathered there in two gigantic flocks. And I was encouraged at the slow — nay, imperceptible — pace of the rise in the sea level we hear so much about.


 
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