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What does HMSC stand for?

HMSC stands for Hatfield Marine Science Center (Oregon State University)

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The whale watching program began in 1978 when Don Giles of the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport thought up the idea as two co-workers were counting migrating gray whales pass the Yaquina Head Lighthouse.
Scientists from Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center confirmed the presence of dozens of species native to Japanese coastal waters--including barnacles, starfish, urchins, anemones, amphipods, worms, mussels, limpets, snails, solitary tunicates and algae--that were on a large floating dock in Japan that washed ashore at Agate Beach near Newport, Oregon in June 2012.
NOAA and Hatfield Marine Science Center Day Trip, Newport - Tour the new National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration facility and museum and the Hatfield Center; lunch at Brewer's on the Bay.
The short answer: "We don't know," says John Chapman, an invasive species expert at Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport.
Chapman of Oregon State University's Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport: How often do these inadvertently transplanted species actually gain a toehold in foreign harbors and estuaries?