Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves May 6, 2016


Monday, May 9, 2016. 4 pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar: 1. Internal tide basin modes - Jennifer Thomas. 2. Bayesian & GIS approach for wave energy sifting - Nurwasya Suhendar.  3. Chemical characterization of magmatic and hydrothermal biotites from Encuentro Porphyry copper deposit, Chile - Jamie Osorio.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016. 4 pm, LInC 314. Hydrology Seminar: Paul A. “Ty” Ferre, University of Arizona. 2016 Darcy Lecture - Seeing Things Differently: Rethinking the Relationship between Data, Models, and Decision Making.

Thursday, May 12, 2016. 4pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Thomas Giachetti, University of Oregon. Open-system degassing of magma during volcanic eruptions of silicic magma and its control on the eruptive style.

Friday, May 13, 2016. 12 pm, Wilkinson 203. GEM Seminar: Heejun Chang, Portland State University. Dynamics of the Coupled Human and Water Systems in Urban Water Resource Management.

Friday, May 13, 2016. 12 pm, Burt 193. OEB Seminar: Marco Hatch, Northwest Indian College. Using Traditional Ecological Knowledge to Advance Marine Science: Balancing Two Worlds.

First meeting for Women in Marine Sciences May 17

Women in Marine Sciences is a newly organized group that seeks to unite women in graduate programs across interdisciplinary marine studies and promote mentorship opportunities between graduate students and faculty.

Join them on Tuesday, May 17 in the MU Multipurpose Room (Rm 13) for presentations, group discussion, and networking from 3:30 to 5 p.m.

Brief presentations focused on ocean use and the importance of communication across disciplines will be given by:

  • Dr. Selina Heppell (Fisheries and Wildlife)
  • Dr. Belinda Batten (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Dr. Lori Cramer (School of Public Policy)

FREE snacks and coffee will be provided!


Melissa Errend, recent MRM grad, has a great write up on her Knauss Fellowship in DC.

Geography Day!

Tuesday, May 10     Burt 193     9 am - 3:30 pm

Join us for a celebration of geography as an interdisciplinary science!

  • Free Food! Breakfast, lunch, and drinks
  • Graduate student presentations
  • OmniGlobe interactive display and demonstration
  • Geography trvia and prizes during the lunch hour

See Geography Day Schedule (PDF)

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
The GSC's Farmers' Market outreach booth has been a huge success! Upper left: Brendan Reilly (G&G) tells interested Farmers' Market patrons about tsunami records in sediment cores. Upper right: Susan Schnur (G&G) shows off a diverse collection of marine rocks. Bottom: Tyler Harris (GEM), Kat Perlman (GEM), and Liz King (OEB) discuss local food sources and the soils in which local produce is grown with market patrons while Kate Jones (GEM) washes Jory soil off the hands of a budding young soil scientist.

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