Oregon State University


Academics - Jack Barth teaching aboard R/V Elakha Oregon State University's strengths in earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences are global in scope, ranging from coastal ocean dynamics and their impact on ocean ecosystems, to the study of undersea volcanoes and their link to plate tectonics, to how changes in Earth's continents affected ancient climates.

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences also includes internationally known faculty with expertise in high-latitude ice sheets, glaciers, climate change, plate tectonics, volcanoes, earthquakes, snowpack, hydrology and water resources, mineral deposits, cartography and geographic information systems.

OSU is internationally recognized as a leader in the study of the Earth as an integrated system.


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