Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves April 17, 2015

Seminars & Defense

Monday, April 20, 3:00pm – 4:00pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Rebecca Jackson, Ph.D. candidate Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution. “Ocean-glacier interactions in Greenland: fjord dynamics and heat transport.”

Monday, April 20th, 4:00-5:00pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar: Jennifer DiGiulio "Digitization of the 1991 Mount Jefferson Geologic Map: Project motivation and Applications" and Joanna Rose "An Evaluation of the Complex Age Progression along the Cook-Austral Islands Using High-resolution 40Ar/39Ar Incremental Heating Ages"

Friday, April 24, 9:00am-10:00am. Thesis Defense: Curtis Johnson (M.S., Geology) "Petrology and Geochemistry of the Emigrant Pass Volcanics, Nevada: Implications for a Magmatic-Hydrothermal Origin of the Carlin Gold Deposits."

Friday, April 24, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Burt 193. OEB Seminar: Lorenzo Ciannelli. "Spatial and temporal variations of size-at-age of Pacific cod in the eastern Bering Sea: implications for sampling strategies.”

Friday, April 24, 1:00pm – 2:00pm, Wilkinson 203. Special Seminar: Aaron Goldner, AAAS Fellow at the Department of Energy. The President's Climate Action Plan and the Role of DOE.”

Proud of our Students!

Proud of our Students!

Congratulations to Charles Preppernau, the winner of the 2015 National Geographic Award in Mapping competition for his Mt Hood hazard map. 
The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) announced this week the winners of the 42nd Map Design Competition. CEOAS students were recipients of:
2015 CaGIS Map Design Competition: Best of Show for the Atlas of Infectious Diseases
2015 CaGIS Map Design Competition: David Woodward Award for Best Electronic Map for the Atlas of Infectious Diseases
2015 CaGIS Map Design Competition: Thematic for Charles Preppernau for the Mt Hood hazard map
2015 CaGIS Map Design Competition: Interactive Digital for A Year in the Life of Earth’s CO2
Congratulations to all!

A Year in the Life of Earth's CO2

Crowdfunding Science Discussion

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
12 noon – 1 pm
LPSC 402

Curious about crowdfunding? Come and learn all about it, get your questions answered, and contribute to the conversation.

Lacie LaRue from the OSU Foundation will share about the Create Oregon State crowdfunding site that the Foundation manages.

Joey Hulbert, OSU Alum, will speak about his recent experience crowdfunding on Experiment.com. He will compare the site to other platforms for crowdfunding scientific research. Joey will share tips for launching a campaign as well as advice to be successful. He will also share about his public engagement experiences in the Willamette Valley

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.

Rita R. Colwell Lectures

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

“Just because you are a pawn, you do not have to lose the game”

3:30 P.M.
Kearney 112
Reception to follow

See article in Terra "Break down barriers for women in STEM fields, says former NSF director"

“Oceans, Human Health and Infectious Disease: The story of a marine bacterium, Vibrio cholera”

7 P.M.
LaSells Stewart Center Construction and Engineering Hall

For an in-depth look at Colwell's career, see "Wonder Woman" in the University of Washington alumni magazine, Columns

Both events are free and open to the public. Accommodations for disabilities may be made by calling 541-737-4108.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Oceanus Marine Tech, Johna Winters leads overboarding of the first OOI large surface buoy deployment – CE02SHSM – Coastal Endurance 02 (site) Shelf Surface Mooring in 80m depth off Newport OR. Photo by Walt Waldorf

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