Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves December 4, 2015

Seminar & Defenses

Tuesday, December 8, 2015.  3:30  - 4:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Jonathan Fram, CEOAS. "The Ocean Observatories Initiative: what was built and how to make use of it"

Thursday, December 10, 2015. 10 - 11 am. Burt 193. Student Defense: Henri J. Sanville (M.S., Geology) "The Hampton Tuff, High Lava Plains, Oregon”

Thursday, December 10, 2015. 2-3 pm, Burt 193. Student Defense: Mr. Alexander B. de Moor (M.S., Geology). "Local Seismicity Recorded by ChilePEPPER: Implications for Dynamic Accretionary Prism Response and Long-term Prism Evolution"

Friday, December 11, 2015.  2-3 pm, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. April Abbott (Ph.D., Ocean, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences). "Influence of a sedimentary source of Nd on deep ocean εNd distributions"

Staff Fee Privileges (Tuition Discount): Family Members Attending Other Oregon Public Universities

December 21, 2015 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for family members attending other Oregon Public Universities during Winter Term 2015.  The Staff Fee Privileges Approval Form, instructions, and information can be found here.  Completed forms should be returned to: Forestry, Oceanic, & Atmospheric Business Center (FOBC) Human Resources, 154 Peavy Hall, Attn: Megan Hickman.  If you miss the deadline, please contact Megan Hickman, FOBC HR for appeal process information and instructions.

Friends of the Beaver AGU

Friends of the Beaver AGU will be held on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 from 6:00–8:00pm at Jillian's & Metreon, 175 Fourth Street. The event will be held in their Private Lounge with Billiard Table and each attendee will receive 2 drink tickets for beer or party wine. Drink tickets are non-refundable and must be used the day of the event. Soda and iced tea are included plus light snacks.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – 19th Annual Salmon Bowl

February 27th, 2016 at Oregon State University 

Looking for fun, excitement, and passionate competition? High school students from all over Oregon and Idaho are traveling to OSU to compete in a marine science academic quiz bowl to win scholarships, educational trips, and the chance to compete at Nationals! Come help make this event possible (no experience needed). Volunteer positions: Game Officials (rules judge, science judge, moderator, runner) and Support Staff (food prep, room set-up/breakdown, etc.)

Interested and want more information? Email salmonbowl.volunteer@gmail.com
Don’t forget to follow us!
Twitter - https://twitter.com/Salmon_Bowl
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/NOSBSalmonBowl
Webpage - https://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/outreach/salmonbowl/

Congratulations, Hannah!

Please congratulate Hannah Gosnell, who was awarded the 2015  “Radical Center Award” by the Quivira Coalition.  "Founded in 1997 by two conservationists and a rancher, the Quivira Coalition is a non-profit organization based in Santa Fe, New Mexico, dedicated to building economic and ecological resilience on western working landscapes. "

The award description includes this background:
"We believe that the radical center is where real change happens - on the 'actual landscape of the back forty' as Aldo Leopold put it. But change needs strong leadership, especially in this era of seemingly endless partisanship. We think the time is right to honor those who have advanced the cause of the radical center with integrity, vision, and determination - sometimes against long odds.”

Holiday Giving Tree

The CEOAS Admin lounge now has a lovely holiday tree with tags for children in our community. Please consider picking up a tag for a gift to a local child in need. All donations go to the Vina Moses Center here in Corvallis. 

Thank you for your generosity.

AGU Poster Printing

We expect a high number of requests to print posters for the conference beginning 12/14. College logos are available on the CEOAS website.

  • CEOAS Research Publishing in Burt 166 provides printing for faculty on the 42” plotter. This is a first-in, first-out queue, and we are generally open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. If you are using PowerPoint, please also provide a PDF file, in case there are PowerPoint problems. You will need an index number before bringing in your file. You can place your file on Valis/scratch/crystal/AGU2015, bring it to Publishing, or email a file under 10 MB to pubs@coas.oregonstate.edu
  • You can also print the poster yourself on the 42” plotter in the Digital Media Lab (Burt 170) and put your index number on the sign-up sheet located in that room. This is a good option if you need to print outside normal business hours.
  • Graduate students with an index number can send files to pubs@coas.oregonstate.edu or use the Digital Media Lab plotter. All students can use Student Multimedia Services in the Valley Library at no charge for posters; it requires lead-time for posters to be printed.
  • Alternative locations for printing aside from the Digital Media Lab are: Kinkos (541-757-8127), located on 9th Street, Corvallis. They charge 7.25/sq.ft. on matte/bond paper (max width of 40”); and NW Graphic Imaging (541-753-9406), located on 3rd Street, Corvallis. They charge 6.50/sq.ft. on semi-gloss only paper (max width of 48”). NW Graphic Imaging is a vendor through OSU and is set up to take your index number for charging purposes. NW Graphic Imaging requires 3 days lead time for poster printing.
  • On certain days, the number of AGU posters might also impact how long it takes to replace printer toner cartridges in Burt and Weniger, although we intend to replace as soon as possible. Since the printers are networked, an alternative to waiting is to select another printer to which to send jobs.

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Photo of the Week

photo of the week
CEOAS on Mount Hood. From left: Jeremy Hoffman, Jorie Clark, Peter Clark, Nilo Bill.

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