Fossil foraminifers from the Coaledo and Bastendorff Formations
near Coos Bay in southwestern Oregon were studied in an attempt
to determine the age and environment of deposition. Fresh unweathered
samples were collected from sea cliffs between Cape
Arago and Charleston, Oregon.
A large late Eocene delta is preserved in the...
The need to preserve Oregon's estuaries has been expressed
through the Land Conservation and Development Commission's Estuarine
Resources Goal 16. The first use of the mitigation guideline set forth
in this goal is in the Coos Bay estuary. The proposed North Bend
Airport runway extension will fill 32 acres (13...
Station data (weather, cloud cover, air temperature, salinity, water temperature, current velocity, tide stage and height, hydrogen sulphide and pH) are presented for eleven stations in and near Coos Bay. These data were collected over a three year period several times a day at approximately bi-weekly intervals.
The extent and mechanism of energy dissipation has been studied in Coos Bay, a coastal plain estuary. Coos Bay is located on the central Oregon coast, 184 nautical
miles south of Astoria, Oregon, and 35 nautical miles north of Cape Blanco. Past field work in Coos Bay and data obtained...