Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — January 20, 2017

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Monday, January 23, 2017. 3 -4 pm, Burt 193.  Geography Seminar: John H. Matthews, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation, and Gregg Walker, Oregon State University. "Hydrating the Climate Convention: Water at COP 22."

Tuesday, January 24, 2017. 3:30 -4:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Bill Smyth, Oregon State University. "Marginal instability and deep cycle turbulence in the equatorial Pacific cold tongue"

Wednesday, January 25, 2017. 12 – 1 pm, Strand 260.  WRGP Seminar: Ed Beaudry, FTS H2O. "Membranes in Water/Wastewater Treatment"

Thursday, January 26, 2017. 4 – 5 pm, Burt 193.  G&G Seminar:  Mark Fonstad, UO. "The Camera and the Geomorphologist: How Big Data is Fundamentally Changing the Science of the Earth’s Topography"

University Research Computing Seminar

Sharmodeep Bhattycharrya and Lan Xue of the Department of Statistics will speak on “Spectral Clustering for Dynamic Block Model and OSU’s new Data Analytics Program/"They will discuss their work in statistical network modeling and the new Online Data Analytics Program. This will be streamed.

These events are jointly sponsored by Information Services, the College of Engineering, College of Science, College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, Center for Genome Research and Biocomputing and the Office of Research.

When: Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Where: 202 Kidder

New Funding Opportunities

Oregon Sea Grant announces two new research funding opportunities for 2018:http://seagrant.oregonstate.edu/research/grant-opportunities
The first opportunity is our 2018-2020 Biennial Research Competition. This call invites preliminary proposals from researchers who are affiliated with any Oregon institution of higher education for two-year research projects that address cutting-edge socioeconomic and biophysical science related to important marine and coastal issues. Pre-proposals Due February 21, 2017 by 5pm PST

The second opportunity, the 2018-2022 SEED-LEAF Research Competition, is a new Oregon Sea Grant initiative. The purpose of this pilot effort is to foster interdisciplinary research approaches that address issues critical to Oregon’s coast and citizens. Initial SEED projects provide 9 months of support to convene a team and design a larger effort: the 3+ year LEAF project. SEED proposals Due February 6, 2017 by 5pm PST

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

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Photo of the Week

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CEOAS graduate student Sarah Seabrook and assistant professor Andrew Thurber looking for new reducing habitats in Antarctica.

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