Making Waves - August 26, 2016


Congratulations Briana Phillips!

Congratulations to CEOAS graduate student Briana Phillips who won best student poster at the AMS Joint 21st Satellite Meteorology, Oceanography and Climatology Conference and 20th Conference on Air-Sea Interaction held in Madison, Wisconsin August 15-19, 2016.

Her research involves the effects of extratropical cyclones on the Northeast Pacific SST anomaly. Briana is trying to determine the dominant mode of transportation whether it is being released into the atmosphere through latent and sensible heat fluxes or whether it is being transported vertically or horizontally within the mixed layer. By using satellite, buoy, and Argo data she hopes to determine how the "blob" reacts to high frequency synoptic weather variability during the 2014-2016 time period.

Briana Phillips with poster


Updated CEOAS Proposal Budget Guidelines & Budget Templates Available Online

The CEOAS Proposal Budget Guidelines and Budget Templates have been updated to reflect FY17 graduate rates. The updated documents can be found on the CEOAS proposal webpage http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/facultystaff/proposal/. If you have any questions, please contact the CEOAS Proposal Team at proposals@coas.oregonstate.edu.


2016 NW Marine Technology Summit

October 10-11, 2016, Newport, OR

The NW Marine Technology Summit will provide opportunities for businesses, researchers, and students to learn more about key blue sector interest areas, visit with local technological innovators, network with like-minded individuals, and be a part of solution-oriented dialogue about problems within the industry. For information on the summit’s call for abstracts and posters, visit: https://www.mtsociety.org/conferences/nwsummit.aspx


Major Research Instrumentation (NSF-MRI) Letter of Intent due Monday, October 3, 2016

The Office for Research Development is requesting letters of intent for the National Science Foundation (NSF) –Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI). Letters of intent are due Monday, October 3, 2016. NSF limits the number of proposals per organization to 3. Details can be found at here.

Please contact proposals@coas.oregonstate.edu or research.development@oregonstate.edu with questions.


Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam


Photo of the Week

photo of the week
From Allan Lerner, CEOAS Geology M.S., 2015, now a University of Oregon Ph.D. graduate student. "USGS folks on trip to install volcano monitoring instruments in Indonesia. It has been a fantastic experience full of surprises. See attached photo for the craziest thing that I discovered while out here!"

L-R: Allan Lerner, CEOAS Ph.D. grad student Adonara Mucek, Dr. Shan de Silva, Dr. Martin Danišík from Curtin University (Perth Australia), and incoming Geology grad students Katherine Solada and Jade Bowers.


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