Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Making Waves September 9, 2016

Seminars & Defense

Monday, September 12, 2016. 10 – 11 am, KEC 1001. Student Defense: Ms. Rachael Klopfenstein (M.S., Marine Resource Management) "Restoring the Columbia River estuary: Chinook Salmon recovery and invasive species management”

Tuesday, September 13, 2016.  3:30 - 5 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Kenneth Brink, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. "Surface cooling, winds and eddies over the continental shelf"

Thursday, September 15, 2016.  3:30 – 5 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Andrew Dale, Scottish Association for Marine Science. “Investigations of slope current dynamics off Scotland: dye releases, canyons and hydraulics”

*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

Arctic Blog

Several of our CEOAS personnel just returned from the transit that went from Seward to Nome while a new group went out for 40 days. Find more info at the Dynamic Arctic blog site. See their great survival suit picture on our video monitors.


Staff Fee Privileges (Tuition Discount): OSU Employees Attending Other Oregon Public Universities

September 19, 2016 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for OSU employees 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

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.

October 10-11, 2016, Newport, OR

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Peter Ruggiero (CEOAS, professor), Gabriel Garcia (OSU Coastal Engineering, PhD student), Scott Feehan (CEOAS, undergrad), Katy Serafin (CEOAS, PhD student), Patricia Chardon (University of Delaware, PhD student), Jack Puleo (University of Delaware, professor), Dylan Anderson (Coastal Engineering, PhD student), and Sierd de Vries (Technical University of Delft, professor) using a jet pump to install poles for mounting instruments in the intertidal zone to measure nearshore waves and currents. This picture is from Long Beach Peninsula, WA as part of the Sandbar aEolian Dune Exchange Experiment (SEDEX2) - a 6 week, NSF funded field experiment aimed at better understanding sediment exchanges from the nearshore to the beach and dune.

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