Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — May 12, 2017

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Seminars & Defenses

Monday, May 15, 2017. 10 – 11 am, Burt 193. POA Faculty Search Candidate: Viviane Menezes, WHOI. "Air-sea interaction, water mass formation and ocean circulation -- from warm-salty (Red Sea) to cold-fresh waters (Southern Ocean)"

Monday, May 15, 2017. 1 - 2 pm, Burt 193. Student Defense: Ms. Adonara Mucek (Ph.D., Geology) "Investigating Timescales of Resurgence at Large Calderas: Post-74 ka activity at Toba Caldera, Sumatra, Indonesia"

Tuesday May 16, 2017. 3:30-4:30pm, Burt 193. POA seminar: Zhiyu Liu, Xiamen University, China. "Fission of internal solitary waves over shoaling topography cascades tidal energy to turbulence

Wednesday, May 17, 2017. 4 - 5 pm, Owen 103. WR Seminar: Benjamin Scandella, PhD. "Understanding carbon cycling: quantifying spatially and temporally variable gas fluxes from lake sediments"

Thursday, May 18, 2017. 10 -11 am, Burt 193. POA Faculty Search Candidate: Matthew Mazloff, UCSD.  "Southern Ocean dynamics: closing the heat and momentum budgets in unblocked latitudes"

Thursday, May 18, 2017. 4 - 5 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Susan Petty, AltaRock Energy, Inc. "Geologic Conceptual models, Numerical Modeling and Developing Enhanced Geothermal Systems"

Friday, May 19, 2017. 12 – 1 pm, Burt 193. OEB Seminar: Dr. Kristen Buck, University of South Florida.  "Iron-binding ligands in the deep blue sea: Insights from GEOTRACES"

Photo Opportunites

The university is looking for photo shoot opportunities for their new Out There campaign. They specifically need “interesting stories of people, research and topics that will show the world what Oregon State does.” If any of you have upcoming teaching, research, or outreach that fits the bill, please email Abby Metzger: ametzger@coas.oregonstate.edu

Women in Science

OSU Women in Science is looking for new leadership for next year, so please email if you're interested in getting involved or if you would like to join the mailing list.

The next event, Wake Up Coffee is scheduled for May 25 at 3:00 pm. Cohosted with Women in Policy and Women in Marine Science, this will be a panel discussion focused on where science sits at the decisions-making table. Panelists include Drs. Mehra Shirazi, Ana Spalding, Kate Lajtha, and Staci Simonich. Stay tuned to your email and the WiS Facebook page for more details!

5 Under 5 Alumni Panel

Wednesday, May 17, 2017. 6-7 pm, Burt 193

CEOAS alumni return to discuss their undergrad experience and life since graduation. Visiting panelists include: Benny Augeri, Kyra Creger, Chris Gibson, Laura (Kingzett) McGuire, and MacKenzie Mark-Moser. Free food. Great networking opportunities. All are welcome! See details and rsvp.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

Oceanus Webcam

Photo of the Week

photo of the week
Kepler Track Skyline: Backpackers from the OSU Geoscience's Club descend a rocky hill on the 2nd day of the Kepler Track adventure in New Zealand on March 28th, 2017. Photo by Josiah Shaver

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