Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves April 10, 2015


Friday, April 17th, 12:00-1:00 pm, Burt 193.  OEB Seminar - Jim Beck, CEO, Sunburst Sensors. "Oceanographic Instrument Development: A Small Company Perspective.”

Friday, April 17th, 12:00-1:00 pm, Wilkinson 203. GEM Seminar - Dr. Mark Abbott, Professor and Dean. "Some Thoughts on Geospatial Intelligence and Planning."


Travel Reminders

Travel authorization forms need to be submitted to the CEOAS accounting office before each trip. This form can be found online. Hardcopies are available in the CEOAS Admin Building downstairs and upstairs in the accounting office.

Travel reimbursements should be submitted to the CEOAS accounting office within 60 days after the trip has been completed. Please keep in mind that reimbursement requests cannot be submitted after the close of the fiscal year in which the costs were incurred.

Please contact travel@coas.oregonstate.edu with any travel related questions.

NOAA Hollings Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to Environmental Sciences undergraduate students Lacey Gunther and Sierra Payne for receiving the NOAA Hollings Scholarship. This generous two-year program begins with a May orientation in Maryland, provides scholarship support during the academic year, and includes a summer internship in the second year (summer 2016). More information...

Faculty Rental Regalia Orders

This is a friendly reminder that Faculty Rental Regalia Orders are due on April 15th, if you haven’t submitted yours already. Getting your order in by this date will help ensure that there are no size or hood color substitutions. Orders should be in store and ready for pick up by the end of May. The email address provided on the order form will be the address that a pick up reminder is delivered too along with any communication if there are questions about the order. 

To avoid the hassle of renting each year, Jostens also offers Fine Quality regalia. Order forms for Doctorate and Masters Fine Quality regalia are available at the Beaver Store Customer Service counter, or you can email a request and an order form will be emailed to you. 

Graduate Student Professional Development Seminar: April 15th

Informal Graduate Student Roundtable Q&A with Mike Parker 

When: Wednesday April 15th, 10:00am - 11:00am
Where: Dawes House, 2550 SW Monroe Ave.  
Let Robert know if you are going to be in attendence.

Internship and Early Career Training Advice for Undergrads and Grads in Geology

When: Wednesday April, 15th, 12pm-1:30pm
Where: Burt 193

Mike Parker, Senior Geologist and Lecturer/Coach, will be visiting CEOAS on Wednesday April 15th.  From 12pm – 1:30pm he will be presenting on internship and early career training advice for students and early career professionals in geology.  Topics will cover: internships (how to succeed/how to fail); managing expectations (yours and theirs), new hire tips, getting the most out of your mentor, and helping soon to be full-time professionals enjoy and thrive in their new careers. http://www.winterwaterpresentations.com/


Exciting Videos!



Parking Reminder

Transit and Parking placed many flyers on car windows this week warning of the coming parking lot closure. For those who have missed this information, the large (mostly empty) lot outside of the CEOAS admin building will be fenced in to allow for the contruction of Johnson Hall. This should not effect permit spots, but if you have a ADA parking sticker or a visitor, you will need to find a different location. Visit the TAPS website for more details.

HMSC Seminar

Thursday, April 16th, 12:00-1:00 pm, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Library Seminar Room.  Carl Kaiser, Manager, AUV Sentry, National Deep Submergence Facility, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "Ocean Science with the Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Sentry”.  The talk will be available remotely via Adobe Connect

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
The Geoclub at Oregon State University toured Northern India from March 13 to March 29, 2015. The tour included visits to sites of geographical and geological importance including visits to New Delhi, Dharamshala, Amritsar, Ranthambore, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri, Agra, Khajuraho, and Varanasi. This picture is taken at the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra.

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