Making Waves - April 29, 2016


Seminars & Defenses

Monday, May 2, 2016. 4:00 pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar: 1)  “Toba’s Resurgence: Investigating timescales” - Adonara Mucek. 2) “Zircon trace element Geochem of Emigrant Pass Volcanics: Implications for Carlin Trend Mineralization” - Nansen Olson

Tuesday, May 3, 2016. 2:00 pm, Burt 193.  Student Defense: Captain David Leydet, U.S. Army (M.S. Geography) “Eastward routing of glacial Lake Agassiz runoff caused the Younger Dryas cold event”

Wednesday, May 4, 2016. 4:00 pm, LINC 314. Hydrology Seminar: Steve Ingebritsen, Research Hydrologist, USGS. "Hydrothermal monitoring in the Cascade Range"

Thursday, May 5, 2016. 10:00 am, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. Andrea Balbas (Ph.D., Geology) "Application of Cosmogenic Nuclides and Argon Geochronology to Paleoclimate, Paleomagnetism, and Paleohydrology”

Thursday, May 5, 2016. 4:00 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Brad Avy, DOGAMI. “The Nexus of Science and Statewide Policy at DOGAMI”

Friday, May 6, 2016. 12:00, Burt 193. OEB Seminar: Martin Fisk, OSU. “Biogeochemistry of Sediments in Gale Crater, Mars”

Friday, May 6, 2016. 12:00, Wilkinson 108. GEM Seminar: Ana Spalding, OSU. “Navigating marine policy in Panama: Highlighting the need for clear coastal and marine property regimes”


A New Addition...

Congratulations to Meaghan and Jared Deitz! Welcoming baby Elliot Mae Deitz, born Friday, 5/22/2016. Weighing 6 lbs 5.8 oz.

Elliot Mae Deitz


Dinner and Thought for Women

Learn how the fundamentals of problem-solving and computation apply to your everyday life. This free dinner and seminar series is for undergraduate students interested in learning the principles behind computer science (not programming) that can give you an advantage in any field. The event will be a casual environment with fun activities for women only.  Topics include: How can you use algorithms in your everyday life or field of study? What processes can help you make decisions? How is information represented in a computer? What are the best ways to create tasks and subtasks for a problem? How is computational thinking integral to all fields? (Guest speaker from industry.) Your participation in this seminar series will help researchers understand the impacts of introducing computation in a casual, social environment on female recruitment into computer science. Additional information or special needs: parhammj@eecs.orst.edu

Five 3-hour events: May 2, 8, 16, 23, 31 at 5:30 p.m. In the Memorial Union. Register at goo.gl/KBBfUf.


Geography Day

Join us for a celebration of geography as an interdisciplinary science on Tuesday, May 10, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m in Burt 193. Festivities include graduate student presentations, geography trivia, prizes, food, and more!


At the Farmer's Market

The Graduate Student Committee is organizing a CEOAS booth at the Saturday Farmer's Market this season. Our goals are to present informational displays and hands-on activities in order to edify the community about all the cool stuff that we do in CEOAS.  This week (April 30th), Susan Schnur and Brendan Reilly will be presenting on the incredible world of marine geology and on the research in this field that we conduct here at CEOAS.  Please stop by and check it out! 


Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam


Photo of the Week

photo of the week
OSU CEOAS geographers at the American Association of Geographers conference in San Francisco. Photo by Melissa McCracken.


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