Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — February 10, 2017

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Seminars & Defenses

Monday, February 13, 2017. 3 – 4 pm, Burt 193. Geography Seminar: Jiwon Seong, Korean Ministry of the Environment. "Water Resource Management in Korea"

Monday, February 13, 2017. 4 – 5 pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar: Brendan Reilly (G&G) and Kay Sagmiller OSI, Director, Center for Teaching and Learning. "Holocene History of Petermann Glacier, Northwest Greenland" and "Teaching as Intellectual Endeavors"

Tuesday, February 14, 2017. 1 – 2 pm, Burt 193. Student Defense: Mr. Richard Bradshaw (Ph.D., Geology). “Crystal records of the origin, evolution, and thermal histories of magmas”

Tuesday, February 14, 2017. 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Alexis Kaminski. "Transient growth in strongly-stratified shear flows"

Wednesday, February 15, 2017. 12 – 1 pm, Strand 260. WRGP Seminar: David Jay, Portland State University. "Long-term Changes in Willamette River Flow and Tides --Mining Historical Data"

Thursday, February 16, 2017. 4 – 5 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Kaustubh Thirumalai, Institute for Geophysics at the University of Texas at Austin (UTIG). Links between Atlantic Ocean dynamics and Western Hemisphere hydroclimate”

Friday, February 17, 2017. 10 – 11 am, Burt 193. Student Defense: Mr. Kevin Konrad (Ph.D., Geology). "New insights into mantle dynamics from helium isotopes and argon geochronology"

The Era of Megafires

The College of Forestry, along with the Forestry & Natural Resources Extension Program and the Northwest Fire Science Consortium, is hosting The Era of Megafires – a 60-minute fast-moving, short, topic-based talks interspersed with compelling video vignettes and photography (think TedX mixed with snappy documentary shorts and amazing photography!) – presented FREE on March 15th at 7pm at the LaSells Stewart Center.

Repair Fair

Wednesday, February 15, 5:30-7:30 pm
OSUsed Store, 644 SW 13th St.

Bring your broken items and volunteers will help you learn how to repair your belongings; attend demos to learn more skills! Repair skills will be offered for appliances, electronics, bicycles, clothing, computer diagnostics, housewares, and more. Repair Fairs are sponsored by the Waste Watchers, helping you save money, gain skills and reduce waste. Learn more at http://tiny.cc/repair-fair and join on Facebook.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

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Honorary "degrees" awarded to Julia Jones and Melinda Jensen for their contributions in helping with the new BS degree program in Geography and Geospatial Science.

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