The Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) is Oregon State University’s coastal campus for marine science education and research. HMSC is located on a productive estuary less than one mile from the Pacific Ocean. As a world-class marine research and education center, HMSC has embraced sustainability as a guiding principle in the management and operation of its facilities.
In 2005, a 1.1-kilowatt photovoltaic (PV) system was installed onto the Center, providing visitors with a visual example of the the Center's commitment to sustainability. Oregon State University provided funding... Read full project narrative >>