Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves October 10, 2014


Friday, October 10, 2014 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Burt 193. Student Seminar - Esteban Bowles-Martinez: "The Electric Earth: the Subsurface Revealed Geoelectromagnetically." and Melissa Errend:  "Applying Principles from Economics to Improve the Transfer of Ecological Estimates: A Case Study in Habitat-Fisheries Ecosystem Services."

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 12 - 1 PM, Wilkinson 108. GEM Seminar - Michael Campana: Honduras: Hype, Help & Hydrophilantropy.” and Steve Cook: “Fried Eggs and University Teaching--there is more commonality than you think."

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Burt 193. POA Seminar - Roger Samelson. "Frontogenesis and turbulence."

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 4 - 5 PM, Kearney 305. WR Seminar - Ken Bierly, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board. "Watershed Based Partnerships in Public/Private Managed Landscapes."

Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4:00- 5:30 PM, Wilkinson 108.  G&G Colloquium - Rob Govers, Utrecht University, Netherlands. "A new tectonic force related to slab edges: The NE Caribbean plate boundary region."

Friday, October 17, 2014, 4 - 5 PM, Burt 193. Student Seminar - Erin Wilson. "Investigating the Benefits and Challenges of Community Fishing Associations."

FOBC HR Newsletter

The FOBC Human Resources Team is pleased to share the October 2014 edition of the FOBC HR Newsletter.  As part of our ongoing effort to better serve our customers, this Newsletter is designed to provide helpful information, tools, and tips.  A link to the October Newsletter (as well as past Newsletters) can also be found on the FOBC HR Website.  Please let us know if there is any specific information that you would like to see included in future newsletters.   Feel free to contact the FOBC HR Team at any time!

-        Your FOBC Human Resources Team

The Atlas of Infectious Diseases

The Atlas of Infectious Diseases, an interactive atlas for the iPad created by undergraduate and graduate students in the Spring 2014 Computer-Assisted Cartography course, is the recipient of the prestigious 2014 British Cartographic Society and National Geographic Society New Mapmaker Award. The course is taught by Dr. Bernhard Jenny. The atlas can be downloaded for free from the OSU Cartography and Geovisualization Group's website

Atlas of Infectious Diseases on iPad

The Packard Foundation Seeks Applicants

The Conservation and Science Program at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation has posted announcements for two positions:  a) Deputy Director for Oceans; and b) Program Officer for Science.  (Draft announcements on the bulletin board outside Burt 178)

Both of these positions would give the right person an outstanding opportunity to contribute to progress towards conservation goals while working with a terrific team at the Foundation and with partners. 

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Demian Hommel explains the potential impact of coastal hazards on communities in Geo296: Geographic Field Research Methods at Tillicum Beach, 09/29/2014

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