Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves January 9, 2015


Wednesday, January 14, 2015, 4:00-5:00, Peavy 242. WR Seminar: Tracy Arras, OSU College of Engineering. "A GIS Approach to Estimating Continuous Hydraulic Conductivity."

Salmon Bowl Needs You

Salmon Bowl 2015, Oregon's regional high school marine science competition as part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl, is Saturday, February 28, 2015.  We need volunteers (no experience necessary) to assist as game officials (rules judge, science judge, moderator, runner) and support staff (food prep, game day logistics, room set-up and breakdown) during the competition.  We need as many volunteers as possible to make this event great, so please contact salmonbowl.volunteer@gmail.com if you are interested in helping or to have any questions.  This is truly a great and fun event, so be in touch, get excited, and let the Salmon Bowl season begin!

Another Beautiful CEOAS Baby!

Alessandro Ciannelli was born at 7:15 pm on Dec 31st, 2014  - the last baby of 2014 in Corvallis.


Oregon Sea Grant Call for Preliminary Proposals

The Request for Pre-Proposals (RFP) for the February 2016 – January 2018 Oregon Sea Grant Biennial Grant competition is now available. Preliminary Proposals are due Friday, February 13, 2015, before 5:00 p.m. PST. Visit http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/research/rfpcall to download the RFP.

CEOAS Day of Service: Saturday, February 21st, 2015

In an ongoing effort to foster a spirit of volunteerism in our college, GSC would like to encourage everyone to participate in the CEOAS Day of Service on Saturday, February 21st. In previous years, we have organized our Day of Service to coincide with Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, but we've change our date due to low turn out because of the 3 day weekend. As the GSC service liaison, I will send out a list of local organizations that welcome volunteers on the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day if you want to volunteer independently. This year, two local organizations are prepared to host CEOAS volunteers on the morning of Saturday, February 21st, 2015, from 9am - noon

1. Starker Arts Garden for Education (SAGE)

SAGE is looking for volunteers to help with path maintenance, sheet mulching, live willow fence weaving, hoop house bed maintenance, possible early planting and weeding, as well as some other projects.

SAGE is a community garden dedicated to providing organically-grown produce to local food banks and soup kitchens, and it is located in the Bruce Starker Arts Park.  

2. SafeHaven Humane Society (SHHS)

SHHS is looking for volunteers to help with cleaning, which involves sweeping, washing windows, mopping, cleaning kennels, scooping yards, doing dishes, doing laundry, and/or dusting. After cleaning, you can socialize with some of the animals.

SHHS’s mission is to find permanent, loving homes for all animals entrusted in their care.

Friends and family are welcome to join in. Hopefully we can have more volunteers than last year! 

Sign up sheets are located in the CEOAS Admin lobby, the GSC board by Burt 193, and in Wilkinson 104. For more information, please contact Allison Einolf

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
NASA Earth Sciences Director and CEOAS Professor (on leave of absence) Mike Freilich describes NASA's Earth Sciences program at the Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society in Phoenix, AZ, on January 5th 2015.

Photo by Roger Samelson

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