Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves May 1, 2015

Seminars & Defenses

Tuesday May 5th, 3:30-4:30 PM, Burt 193, POA Seminar: Simon de Szoeke. "Radiative effects and feedbacks of marine stratiform clouds.”

Wednesday, May 6th, 9:00-10:00 AM, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. Kelly Gleason (Ph.D., Geography). "Forest Fire Effects on Radiative and Turbulent Fluxes over Snow: Implications for Snow Hydrology.”

Thursday, May 7th, 4:00 - 5:00 PM, Wilkinson 108. G&G Seminar: Gene Humphreys, Univ. Oregon. "Plume triggered delaminations and the Columbia River Basalt Eruptions."

Friday, 8th, 12-1 PM, Wilkinson 108. Special Candidate Seminar: Jamon van den Hoek, Postdoctoral fellow, Goddard Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. "By any lens necessary: Examining socio-environmental conditions and consequences of violent conflict in Gaza and Pakistan."

Friday, May 8th, 12-1PM, Burt 193. OEB Seminar: Steve Emerson, UW Oceanography. "Determining the Ocean's Biological Pump with In Situ Oxygen Measurements on Profiling Floats.”

Friday, May 8th, 2-3PM, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. Bridget Hass (M.S., Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences—Geophysics). "The Thermal Regime of the Costa Rica Subduction Zone: insights on limits of seismicity from heat flow measurements taken offshore the Osa Peninsula


Salmon Bowl News

Greetings Salmon Bowl Lovers:

I am very proud to announce that Boise High School successfully defended their title as National Ocean Science Bowl Champions at the Finals competition this past weekend in Ocean Springs, Mississippi! The team otherwise known as the "Boise Boys" were undefeated throughout the Round Robin and Double Elimination Rounds and progressed to win the Final match against Dexter High School from Great Lakes Bowl in Michigan. The Boise Boys also took an impressive 2nd place in the Science Expert Briefing (SEB).

I had the privilege to travel to Ocean Springs and witness their successes, and I could not be more proud. The "Boise Boys" represented Salmon Bowl very well by displaying excellent camaraderie between themselves and toward other teams, sportsmanship, passion, and enthusiasm. 

Nationals weekend served as an excellent reminder of how much dedication and effort is put forth by students, coaches, and volunteers from all over the Nation. Thank you all for your continued support for NOSB and ensuring Salmon Bowl continues to generate excellent ocean stewards! We here at Salmon Bowl look forward to seeing all of you in the next Bowl Season!

With Many Thanks,
Lindsay
Salmon Bowl Co-Coordinator


All College Meeting!

CEOAS
All College
Student, Faculty and Staff Awards
BBQ Picnic

When: May 15, 2015
Where: McAlexander Field House (between Kerr and Snell Hall)
Time: 5:00-7:30 pm
Who: All CEOAS Faculty, Staff, Students and Families are invited

Please RSVP 


New Faculty Videos

Check out our newly released videos of Phil Mote discussing regional climate change and Julia Jones and her work in the H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest.


Geography Day 2015

Please join us for the CEOAS Geography Day 2015 celebration! This year the date to remember is Monday, 11 May, in Burt 193 from 9:15 AM to 3:15 PM.

There will be presentations by our extraordinary students, trivia games, prizes, and refreshments. Drop in and stay awhile!


2015 Young Investigator Award

Congratulations to Emily Shroyer who was named yesterday as a recipient of a 2015 Young Investigator Award by the Office of Naval Research. ONR's Young Investigator Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who show exceptional promise for doing creative research. The program's objectives are to attract outstanding faculty members of Institutions of Higher Education to the Department of Navy's (DoN's) research program, to support their research, and to encourage their teaching and research careers.

http://www.onr.navy.mil/Science-Technology/Directorates/office-research-discovery-invention/Sponsored-Research/YIP/2015-young-investigator-YIP.aspx


Extra Talk

“Barrier Island Groundwater: Sound to Sea”

Britt Raubenheimer, WHOI

Thursday May 7, 4pm

Burt 193


Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam


Photo of the Week

Lynette de Silva (CEOAS), Brenda McComb (Dean of the Graduate School), and Mary Santelmann (CEOAS). ">photo of the week
Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement for the joint educational programme in Water Cooperation and Peace. Pictured is Provost Sabah Randhawa signing the agreement (left), and with Lynette de Silva (CEOAS), Brenda McComb (Dean of the Graduate School), and Mary Santelmann (CEOAS).


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