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The Newportal Blog - Northwest Fisheries Science Center

A gateway to oceanographic adventures from the Newport Line and beyond.

map showing Newportal line

About Us

We are a group of NOAA Fisheries and Oregon State University scientists that sample the Newport Hydrographic Line fortnightly to understand changing ocean conditions.

Our Blog

Follow us as we share the fun things we learn about this region and other areas of the North Pacific Ocean.

Newportal Blog Entries


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Newportal Contour Maps

The Newportal contour maps display the most recent oceanographic data collected off Newport, Oregon. Learn more about these plots and our research program.

2022 Contour Maps
2021 Contour Maps
2020 Contour Maps
2019 Contour Maps
2018 Contour Maps
2017 Contour Maps
2016 Contour Maps
2015 Contour Maps
2014 Contour Maps

Newportal Oceanographic Data Graphs

Click on title link for an interactive graph.

            Temperature                                   Oxygen

Newport Line Temperature Data
Newport Line Oxygen Data






 Northern Copepod Biomass     Southern Copepod Biomass

Newport Line Northern Copepod Biomass Data
Newport Line Southern Copepod Biomass Data







Contact Us

Jennifer Fisher
Faculty Research Assistant (Associate, Oregon State University, Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies)

Samantha Zeman
Research Assistant (Associate, Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies)

Last updated by Northwest Fisheries Science Center on May 11, 2022