Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves July 20, 2012

M.S. Student Defense

Monday July 30 2012 at 2pm in Burt 193. Ms. Sandra Neidetcher, M.S., Biological Oceanography, Advisor: Dr. Lorenzo Ciannelli. “Implementation of a gross anatomical maturity key for the study of spawning phenology and geography of Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus).”

CEOAS Institutional Postdoctoral Research Associate 2012

The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences (CEOAS) at Oregon State University, Corvallis Oregon, invites applications for two Institutional Postdoctoral Research Associate positions. One of these positions will focus on the human dimension of the Earth System and Geographical Sciences. The other will address physical, chemical, biological, and/or geological aspects of the Earth System, including but not limited to oceanic and/or atmospheric processes, climate variability and change, solid earth and sedimentary processes, coastal processes, ecological and biogeochemical processes, and modeling on all scales.

For more information please visit the position posting at: http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/employment/files/PRA_Announcement0009314.pdf

Changes in Proposal Submission: Cayuse

All proposals must now be routed for electronic signatures through Cayuse SP. The Office of Sponsored Programs recommends that you begin routing a proposal for signatures five business days before its deadline. A print copy of OSP’s “Fast Facts” about Cayuse was placed in each PI’s mailbox and Jack Barth emailed an electronic copy on 7/13. Details about how to set up CEOAS routing in SP can be found at http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/facultystaff/files/Proposal_Cayuse_Routing.pdf.

Linda Lamb can help you set up a Professional Profile in Cayuse or populate the government forms in Cayuse 424 or FastLane. (Linda will be out of the office Aug 7-8 and then again Aug 13-17). Office of Sponsored Programs can answer more involved questions about the process, at sponsored.programs@oregonstate.edu or 541-737-4933.

Oregon Sea Grant Fellowship Opportunities

Announcing the availability of the NOAA Coral Reef Management Fellowship. In addition, a reminder on the availability of the Oregon Sea Grant Natural Resource Policy Fellowship. For more information please visit:http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/education/fellowships 

Funding Opportunities

OSU Research Office: Enhancing Diversity in the Geosciences. The Research Office, Incentive Programs is requesting letters of intent for the NSF – OEDG, Track 2 program. The primary goal of the OEDG Program is to increase participation in the geosciences by African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans, Native Pacific Islanders, and persons with disabilities. A secondary goal is to increase the perceived relevance of the geosciences among broad and diverse segments of the population. Track 2, Full-Scale Projects, supports longer-term activities that will identify and promote pathways to geosciences careers among members of underrepresented groups. It is expected that Track 2 proposals will establish programs that are sustainable without additional OEDG funding. Guidance for preparation of letters of intent to the Research Office, Incentive Programs. NSF, OEDG: Track 2 program information. Submit Letters of Intent to Debbie Delmore. Due 7/30/12.

OSU Research Office: EarthScope SMO Program. The Research Office, Incentive Programs is requesting letters of intent for the NSF – SAFOD Management Office (SMO) program. This solicitation invites single or collaborative proposals for a new San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) Management Office (SMO). The SMO will ensure that SAFOD is operated, managed, and maintained in a manner that facilitates ongoing use of SAFOD for independent PI-driven Earth science research. Guidance for preparation of Letters of Intent to the OSU Research Office. EarthScope SMO program information. Submit Letters of Intent to Debbie Delmore. Due 8/13/12.

Graduate Students: Photos of Your Research

Do you have an intriguing, high-resolution photo to illustrate your research? Research photos from the field can be a compelling calling card for your work. Sometimes an outlet like Terra, OSU Stater, Life at OSU, etc., will decide to publish a short story based largely on the available photo. CEOAS would like to feature your work by sending it to OSU news/story outlets and by featuring it in various College print/web publications. Please send high-resolution photos and a brief description of your work for a lay audience to pubs@coas.oregonstate.edu.

Invitation To Speakers

The following invitation to make a presentation at Capital Manor Retirement Center (Salem) was received from OSU alumnus Eugene Fletcher.  Dates: Oct  8, 9, or 10 (other dates possible). 5pm  Dinner, 6:30 pm  presentation   (45  min). $100  honorarium. Audience is about  150 mostly older adults.  Areas of interest: Overview of the World  including  some recent developments and concerns, oceanography.   Topic suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Contact: Eugene  Fletcher, fhighflyer@msn.com, (503) 363-7771.

Temporary Housing Needed

Visiting scholars from Spain (with three young kids) are looking for accommodations (furnished house/flat) in Corvallis for the month of August. Renting for the full month or just for the weeks of August 6-20th is also an option. Contact: Lucia de Stefano luciads@geo.ucm.es.

R/V Oceanus

17 Jul-23 Jul Newport/Newport Feely, R/ 6/NOAA-OAR/F

26 Jul-10 Aug Newport/Newport Benoit-Bird, K/TBD/Fish Acoustics BRC 15/NAVY-ONR/F

13 Aug-28 Aug Newport/Newport Toomey, D/1139701 15/NSF-OCE-MGG/F

30 Aug-07 Sep Newport/Newport Toomey, D/1139701 8/NSF-OCE-MGG/F

09 Sep-22 Sep Newport/Newport Toomey, D/1139701 13/NSF-OCE-MGG/F

25 Sep-02 Oct Newport/Newport Bibee, L/ 7/NAVY-NRL/F

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Marine tech Erik Arnesen helps deploy Dr. Burke Hales’ “Super Sucker” just off Cascadia Head.

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