Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves March 28, 2014

Seminars & Defenses

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Wilkinson 203. Proposal Defense: Ms. Sahar Zavareh (Ph.D., Geography). "Sustainable Water Financing for Stakeholders in Rural Communities."

Tuesday, April 1, 2014, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Nan-Hsun Chi, University of Washington. "In-situ observation of surface mixed layer heat budget in the Central Indian Ocean during MJO events."

Thursday, April 3, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Gilfillan Hall. G&G Seminar: Steve Hinkle. "National perspectives on nitrogen dynamics in shallow groundwater."

Friday, April 4, 2014 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. Sarah Strano (Ph.D., Marine Geology & Geophysics). "Deep-sea sediment paleomagnetism: A case study from the North Atlantic."

Friday, April 4, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Burt 193. OEB Semiar: Bill Peterson. "The effects of basin-scale variability on hydrography and zooplankton along the Newport Hydrographic Line – results of two decades of study."


DISCO and PODS Dissertation Symposiums

The DISCO XXIV and PODS VIII meetings will be held in Hawai'i on October 5-9, 2014. These symposia provide recent graduates, or soon to graduate PhD-level oceanographers in the fields of chemical oceanography (DISCO) and physical oceanography (PODS) with an opportunity to present their dissertation research in front of their professional peers and to forge professional relationships that will facilitate their future research and academic careers.

Applications are being accepted from individuals who received their PhD after June 30, 2013 or will complete their degree before July 1, 2015.

Application Deadline: 21 April 2014

To apply for DISCO: http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/disco/disco_application.htm
To apply for PODS: http://www.soest.hawaii.edu/pods/pods_application.htm


Summer 2014 Field Studies in Marine Science/Biology Course Offered

The Florida Institute of Oceanography is pleased to offer the Summer 2014 Field Studies in Marine Science/Biology Course (BSC 4933/BSC 4930), May 14 - June 20, 2014 in various Florida locales.  In partnership with five FIO member institutions, this field experience and lecture course is available to all students in accredited universities that meet prerequisite requirements.  All the 2013 students highly recommended this course to peers! 

Questions should be emailed to Dr. Courtney Hackney at the University of North Florida: c.hackney@unf.edu.  A brief video of the 2013 class experience can be viewed at: http://www.fio.usf.edu/education/summer-course-2014


Seeking summer house for CEOAS FRA

Rhea Sanders: CEOAS faculty member seeking summer housing in Corvallis
Family of 3 (one child 4yrs)
2+ Bedrms, 1+ Bath house/duplex/apartment
Rent  <$1,200/mo or house sitting including dog/cat sitting
Dates: 5/1/2014 to 9/1/2014 (very flexible)
Contact: 541-609-8905

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Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Elliott Russell Allan (left, 4lb 9oz) and Theodore “Theo” Robert Allan (right, 6lb 8oz), identical twin boys were born on Friday, March 21st at 4:31pm. Everyone is doing well.

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