Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves September 2, 2016

Student Defense

Thursday, September 8, 2016.  4 - 5 PM, Burt 193. Student Defense: Mr. Daniel Stephen (M.S., Geography).  "Automated Layout of Origin-destination Flow Maps: U.S. County-to-county Migration 2009–2013”

*note: if you wish to see your seminar, lecture or defense in Making Waves or on our fancy new monitors, please send info to makingwaves@coas.oregonstate.edu

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

September 7, 2016 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for family members attending other Oregon Public Universities during Fall 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, 108 CEOAS Admin.  If you miss the deadline, please contact the FOBC HR team at fobc.hr@oregonstate.edu for appeal process information and instructions.

2016 NW Marine Technology Summit

October 10-11, 2016, Newport, OR

The NW Marine Technology Summit will provide opportunities for businesses, researchers, and students to learn more about key blue sector interest areas, visit with local technological innovators, network with like-minded individuals, and be a part of solution-oriented dialogue about problems within the industry. For information on the summit’s call for abstracts and posters, visit the link.

Updated CEOAS Proposal Budget Guidelines & Budget Templates Available Online

The CEOAS Proposal Budget Guidelines and Budget Templates have been updated to reflect FY17 graduate rates. The updated documents can be found on the CEOAS proposal webpage http://ceoas.oregonstate.edu/facultystaff/proposal/. If you have any questions, please contact the CEOAS Proposal Team at proposals@coas.oregonstate.edu.

Major Research Instrumentation (NSF-MRI) Letter of Intent due Monday, October 3, 2016

The Office for Research Development is requesting letters of intent for the National Science Foundation (NSF) –Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI). Letters of intent are due Monday, October 3, 2016. NSF limits the number of proposals per organization to 3. Details can be found at http://research.oregonstate.edu/program/major-research-instrumentation-nsf-mri

As mentioned in the email on 8/25/16 from the interim dean, the MRI program requires matching funds. In the interest of balancing the research instrumentation needs across CEOAS, the interim dean would like to receive a brief email from those faculty who would like to submit an MRI LOI. He will look these over and, taking into account matching funds and research benefit to the College, advise which LOIs should go forward to the Research Office from CEOAS. As a word of caution, CEOAS funds available to help with cost share are limited. MRI ideas that can be supported by other units across campus are most welcome, and also have also been more successful in the past.

Please send a very brief email containing your MRI idea, identifying it as a straight acquisition or a development project, explain how it will benefit CEOAS and identifying any available cost sharing from non-Federal sources. He would appreciate these emails by FRIDAY, Sep. 9, 2016, so that he can quickly identify the LOIs that should be prepared for the Oct. 3 Research Office deadline. In consultation with dean designate Marinelli, he expects to be able to give any guidance by 9/16/16, leaving two weeks for you to prepare your LOI.

Please contact proposals@coas.oregonstate.edu or research.development@oregonstate.edu with questions.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Graduate student Megan Chellew and REU student Sally Cai crossing yet another channel in Salmon Creek Salt Marsh. This one is best crossed at low tide! Photo by Mary Santelmann

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