Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves March 21, 2014

Seminar

Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Martin Hoecker-Martin. "Trapping of gyrotactic organisms in an unstable shear layer."


Egg Hunt

The Student Advisory Committee is planning a kid-friendly EGG HUNT for all CEOAS families and friends! Plastic eggs with prizes will be hidden throughout the Burt Courtyard for kids to find! There will be face painting, music, and snacks. Come join the fun!

Date: Saturday, April 19th
Time: 11am-1pm
Place: Burt Courtyard
FREE

Please fill out the free registration form so we can gauge the # of children participating. A formal invite/reminder will be sent out next month.

 ~The Student Advisory Committee


K-12 and Public Outreach

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor couple as well as contributions from others, CEOAS now has a “K-12 and Public Outreach Fund” specifically to support outreach activity.  We would like to hear from you and what you have been doing regarding K-12 and Public outreach along with areas where you could use some support. Contact Angela Dammen, Executive Assistant to the CEOAS Dean, 541-737-5193


New Google Group

I have created an OSU Google Group open to everyone in CEOAS interested in the intersection of computers/technology and research/education.  Possible topics include MOOCs, online classroom resources, scientific computing, latex proposal templates, social media for science outreach ...

To join, go to <https://groups.google.com/a/onid.oregonstate.edu/forum/#!forum/osu_ceoas_computers-group>.  You will need to log in with a google account.  Email me (kshell@coas) if you have problems joining.


CEOAS Mobile Site

CEOAS now has a mobile-friendly webpage optimized for small-screen devices such as smartphones. Go to the regular CEOAS website with such a device and you will be automatically redirected to the mobile site. You can also get to the mobile site with a tablet or large-screen browser via the "Mobile" link at the bottom right of the CEOAS website or by going directly to:

http://m.ceoas.oregonstate.edu/ 

We will continue to make improvements, so don't be surprised if the look of the page changes over time. Check it out!


Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam


Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Elakha being prepared for new bottom paint. She is getting the latest in environmentally-friendly paint which is biocide free and has very low VOC emissions. The new paint is also more energy efficient which will reduce fuel consumption. Photo by Don Weiner, Port Engineer.


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