Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves May 20, 2016


Monday, May 23, 2016. 4:00 pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar: 1) Age dependent plate motion - Daniel Heaton.  2) Variability, covariability, and change in climatic controls on forest productivity in western North America- Linnia Hawkins.  3) Stories of disturbance: Evidence of earthquakes in Cascadia lake sediments - Ann Ross.  4) Productivity and carbon/nutrient dynamics in a changing Arctic - Maggie Buktenica

Tuesday, May 24, 2016. 3:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Joe Casola, University of Washington. "Building resilience to climate variability and change: an overview of the Climate Impacts Group."

Wednesday, May 25, 2016. 4:00 pm, LInC 314.  Hydrology Seminar: Clifford Voss, Research Hydrologist, USGS. "Density-Driven Groundwater Flow: Seawater Intrusion, Natural Convection, and Other Phenomena."

Thursday, May 26, 2016. 4:00 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Kerstin Lehnert, Lamont Doherty. "Liberating Samples and Data in the Field Sciences."

Friday, May 27, 2016. 12:00 pm, Wilkinson 203. GEM Seminar: Andrew Linke, University of Utah. TBA

Friday, May 27, 2016. 12:00 pm, Burt 193. OEB Seminar: Rick Colwell, Oregon State University. “Sediment microbiological processes and methane fluxes to the overlying ocean.”


Travis Roth (PhD, Water Resources Sciences) has been selected to receive a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship. His project, entitled "Understanding Forest Structure Effects on Snow Accumulation and Ablation for Improved Satellite-Based Snow Mapping and Model Characterization” was one of 73 selected for award out of a total of 425 proposals to the Earth Science Division.

Congratulations Travis!!

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

June 6, 2016 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for family members attending other Oregon Public Universities during Summer Term 2016.  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, fobc.hr@oregonstate.edu, Attn: Megan Hickman.  If you miss the deadline, please contact Megan Hickman, FOBC HR, megan.hickman@oregonstate.edu for appeal process information and instructions.

CEOAS Awards Picnic Reception

The CEOAS Spring Awards Picnic is right around the corner! Come join us for some tasty food and great conversation while we watch our students receive some well earned awards!

Friday! May 27, 2016
Chintimini Community Center at 2601 NW Tyler Ave
6:45-8:00 pm

RSVP: http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/misc/AwardsPicnicSpring2016/

Could Be For You...

The Pattullo Library is undergoing some cleaning. There is a selection of journals & books looking for a new home. Also, some Dell ink toner for printers. Feel free to stop by the CEOAS Admin building to look through what we have.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
2016 Geoclub trip to the national parks of southern Utah - radioactive remediation in canyon country. Photo by Kaplan Yalcin

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