Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves August 29, 2014


Thursday, September 4, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Burt 193.  Ms. Kate Adams (Ph.D., Physical Oceanography). "Influence of upwelling-season coastal currents on near-bottom dissolved oxygen concentrations over a submarine bank. "

Friday, September 5, 2014 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Burt 193.  Mr. Matthew Wolhowe (Ph.D., Oceanography). "Hydrogen Isotopic Composition of C37 Alkenones: The Ecology and Physiology of Coccolithophores."

New Digs!

Research Publications is now located in Burt 166 and open for business! Stop by to say "Hi" or if you need anything from us. 

- Abby Metzger, Crystal Barnes, and Ernie Colantonio

EmpCenter Unavailable on Tuesday, 9/2/14

EmpCenter will be down starting at 5 AM on Tuesday, 9/2/14, due to a planned upgrade.  It is expected to be down for the entire day.  There will be no access to EmpCenter during the upgrade for employees or supervisors. 

Employees who normally use the Web Clock will need to manually enter their time for 9/2/14 when EmpCenter becomes available. 

The timesheet submission and approval deadlines for salaried employees will not change.  The deadline for salaried employees to submit August timesheets will still be the end of the day on 9/4/14.  The deadline for supervisors to approve August timesheets for salaried employees will still be the end of the day on 9/6/14.   

For further details, please visit http://mytime.oregonstate.edu/

All-College Meeting

All-College Meeting on September 26, 2014 from 3:00-6:00 pm.

  • The All-College Meeting will start at 3:00 pm in the Gilfillan Hall where we will welcome new students, faculty and staff, honor our faculty/staff awardees and hear the lates news from the college leadership team to kick off a new year.
  • The All-College Gathering will start approximately 4:00 in the Burt Quad for food and refreshments, an opportunity to get acquainted, meet new colleagues and visit with familiar colleagues.  All CEOAS Students, Faculty and Staff are highly encouraged to attend both events.

The Student Advisory Committee has sent out an email in the next few weeks asking for nominations for faculty and staff awards, please work with them to submit your nominations, thank you!

Due Dates - Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for Fall Term, 2014

As a reminder, please note the deadlines below, for submission of Fall Term 2014 Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms.

September 15, 2014 – Deadline for OSU dependent enrolling at another OUS University.
September 24, 2014 – Deadline for OSU employee enrolling at another OUS University.
October 24, 2014 – Deadline for OSU employee or dependent enrolling at OSU.

The link to the Staff Fee Privileges Approval Form, information and instructions: http://www.ous.edu/departments/human-resources/employee-benefits/staff-fee-privileges

Please return completed forms to:       

Forestry, Oceanic & Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC)
Human Resources
154 Peavy Hall
Attn:  Megan Hickman

What if you miss the deadline? Please contact Megan Hickman, FOBC, megan.hickman@oregonstate.edu for appeal process information and instructions.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Testing the photo capabilities of graduate student Nick Cohn's new drone during some down time from completing bathymetric surveys at Westport, WA. The drone will be used for sediment transport studies. Pictured here are some members of the Nearshore Allstars from OSU (Dylan Anderson, Nick Cohn, Matt Conlin, Eva Lipiec, Katy Serafin, and Jeff Wood) and USGS-Santa Cruz (Cordell Johnson, and Andrew Stevens – an OSU alum).

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