Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves May 18, 2012


Mon., 21 May, 10 A.M., Burt 193. Special Seminar High Latitude Studies. Jennifer K. Hutchings, University of Alaska: “The Role of Ice Dynamics in Recent Sea Ice Change in the Beaufort Gyre.”

Tue., 22 May, 2:30 P.M., ALS 4001. Ecological & Evolutionary Biology Seminar Series. Christoph Thomas, CEOAS: “Are Ecosystem Carbon and Water Exchange in Oregon Forests Coupled? A Report from Investigations across a Climate Gradient.”

Thur., 24 May, 10 A.M., Burt 193. Special Seminar High Latitude Studies. Andrew Thurber, CEOAS Postdoc Fellow: “Integrating Microbe-Metazoan Trophodynamics into our Understanding of Polar and Deep-Sea Ecosystem Function.”

Thur., 24 May, Noon, Burt 193. Ocean Ecology & Biogeochemistry Seminar. Curt Davis, CEOAS: “Satellite Observations in Coastal Ocean.”

Thur., 24 May, 4 P.M., Gilfillan Auditorium. Geology Colloquium – Richard Jahns Lecture. Scott Burns, Portland State University: “Urban Landslides – Challenges to Forensic Engineering Geologists.”

Fri., 25 May, 10 A.M., WLKN 203. Carto Talk. Tom Patterson, US National Park Service: “Creating Natural Earth Map Data.”

GeoDay Presentations, May 24th

All presentations are Thursday, May 24th in Wilkinson 203. 

9:00 a.m., Shereena Dyer, Heat Flow Along the Costa Rica Margin: The Up-Dip and Down-Dip Limits of Seismicity

9:15 a.m., Andrew Burleigh, Chrome Spinel as a tracer for the origin of MORB anorthitic plagioclase phenocrysts

9:30 a.m., Steffi Wafforn, Structural geology of the Mount Polley porphyry copper district: reconstruction of post-mineral fault displacement and tilting

9:45 a.m., Federico Cernuschi, Geology and Geochemisty of the Haquira-East porphyry Cu-Mo Deposit, Perú

10:00 a.m., Andrea Balbas, Testing variations in cosmogenic-nuclide production rates through the Matuyama-Brunhes magnetic reversal

10:15 a.m., break

10:30 a.m., Eduardo Guerrero, Detecting the Topographic Expression of the Yellowstone Hot Spot: Evidence for dynamic topography in the Bighorn Basin?

10:45 a.m., Megan Drinnan, The structural history and strain evolution of a tectonically active region: Klamath Falls, Oregon

11:00 a.m., Dale Burns, Textural and Compositional Variations in a Large Mafic Enclave from the Purico-Chascon Volcanic Complex: Understanding Mafic Recharge in a Large Continental Magmatic System

11:15 a.m., Matt Loewen, Trace metal behavior recorded in phenocrysts from 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens

Student Seminars

Fri., 18 May, 4 P.M., Burt 193. OC 407/507/607 Student Seminar Series. No student seminars this week.

Forest Ecosystems & Society - Grad Student Symposium

You are invited to attend the 2012 Forest Ecosystem and Society Graduate Student Symposium on Mon., 21 May in 107 Richardson Hall. Over thirty graduate students will share their up and coming research findings or proposals. There will also be two keynote speakers, Dr. Daniel Spencer, University of Montana, and Dr. Barbara Bond, OSU. Lunch is provided and attendance is free of charge. See FES Graduate Student Symposium schedule.

Welcome New CEOAS Personnel

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Ben Russell is the new Shop Manager at our Western/Ocean Shops complex. Ben is professional faculty working with Jack Barth and Burke Hales (training with Jay Simpkins). Ben will be working in WA 227 at 7-2567 and his email is brussell@coas.oregonstate.edu.

R/V Oceanus

12 May - 26 May, Newport, Toomey, UO/Cascadia Initiative
07 June - 04 July, Newport, Carbotte, LDEO/Ridge to Trench
05 July - 14 July, Newport, Carbotte & Carbon, LDEO/Ridge to Trench; Cascade
17 July - 23 July,  Newport, Feely,NOAA-PMEL/Ocean Acidification

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