Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — March 10, 2017

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Monday, March 13, 2017. 3 - 4 pm, Burt 193. Geography Seminar: Kristine Lien Skog, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. "Agricultural landscapes under pressure: what drive landowners to give up their farmland?"

Monday, March 13, 2017. 4 - 5 pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar: Wesley von Dassow (M.S., Geology). “Quantifying Differential Uplift Across an Actively Deforming Forearc, Klamath Mountains, OR”

Tuesday, March 14, 2017. 3:30-4:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Jonathan Nash. "Autonomous research vessels and the ocean science we learn from them"

Wednesday, March 15, 2017. 12 - 1 pm, Strand 260. WRGP Seminar: Feng Zhenxing, Oregon State University. "Water and Energy Conservation"

Wednesday, March 15, 2017. 2 - 3 pm, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. Sihan Li (Ph.D., OEAS). "Large Ensembles of Regional Climate Simulations over the Western United States”

 Thursday, March 16, 2017. 4 - 5 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar:  TBD

Friday, March 17, 2017. 10:30 - 11:30 am, Burt 193. Student Defense: Mr. Jonathan Yang (Ph.D., OEAS). "Origins and outcomes of the rare earth element record in marine sedimentary systems”

Workshops for Undergraduate Professors

The OOI has announced a couple of workshops for people teaching undergraduate oceanography courses that I think may be of interest to CEOAS faculty. Details can be found at Ocean Observatories.

Women in Marine Sciences

Women in Marine Sciences (WiMS) is hosting a panel on Friday, March 17 from 12:00-2pm on Leadership and Power Dynamics in Fieldwork. We will be providing free lunch from 12-12:30pm in KEC 1007 followed by a panel discussion in KEC 1001 featuring Ana Spalding (Public Policy), Sally Hacker (Integrated Biology), Lisa DeBruyckere (Marine Resource Management) and Emily Shroyer (Physics of Oceans and Atmospheres). All are welcome! Please email womeninmarinesciences.osu@gmail.com with any questions.

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

March 20, 2017 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for family members attending other Oregon Public Universities during Spring Term 2017. The Staff Fee Privileges Approval Form, instructions, and information can be found on the Tuition Reduction (Staff Fee Privileges) page. 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.

Sad News: Dr. Robert E. Frenkel

Bob Frenkel, who was an OSU geographer for over 30 years, including the years before they were merged with Geology to become Geosciences, passed away in late February. Read his obituary.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Gonzalo Saldias (CEOAS graduate student) and Erin Guillory (CEOAS undergraduate student) deploy the CTD as part of recent CCAW cruise (Coastal CArbon in Winter).

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