Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — March 3, 2017

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Seminar and Defense

Monday, March 6, 2017. 3 - 4 pm, Burt 193. Geography Seminar: David Banis, Portland State University. "Using Sociocultural PPGIS Data for Environmental Planning: A Case Study of Travel Analysis for National Forests"

Monday, March 6, 2017. 4 - 5 pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar: Michelle Campbell: “The Geology of the Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell Cu-Au Porphyry District, NW British Columbia, Canada”  and Andrew Meigs: “How to Give a Talk, Andrew Style”

Tuesday, March 7, 2017. 3:30 – 4:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Isabela Le Bras, WHOI. “Observing and modeling stirring of the Deep Western Boundary Current”

Wednesday, March 8, 2017. 12 – 1 pm, Strand 260.  WRGP Seminar: Mousa Diabat, Quantum Spatial. "Diversity in the Water Resource Professions"

Thursday, March 9, 2017. 4 - 5 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Colin Amos, Western Washington University. "Sharing the load: Active forearc faulting in northern Cascadia"

Friday, March 10, 2017. 1 - 2 pm, Burt 193. Student Defense:  Ms. Mary Rose Gradoville (PhD, OEAS) "Ecology and environmental controls of two keystone groups of oceanic microorganisms: Diazotrophs and Pathogenic Vibrio"

OSU Grad Appreciation Week

OSU will celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week May 1-5! Students can enter prize raffles, blow off steam on Tuesday night, work on their presentation skills at the Graduate Showcase, and compete for $2,000 in cash in the Three Minute Thesis competition.

Please join us on March 16 for an information and inspiration session about the Graduate Showcase and/or competing in the Three Minute Thesis competition. 2015 3MT winner Francisco Guerrero will be there to share his LaRGe communication model: making your presentations Likable, Reliable, and Gettable. Memorial Union 206, 3-4 p.m.

Special Event TODAY

OSU and Hydrothermal Vents:  Open forum with Jack Corliss & expedition participants
Friday, March 3 at 3:30 p.m. in Burt 193.
Free & open to the public.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

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Professor Aaron Wolf recently traveled to Rome for a water conference, where attendees were addressed by Pope Francis. The Pope spoke on subjects ranging from human rights to safe drinking water.

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