Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — June 2, 2017

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Calendar of Events

Monday, June 5, 2017. 1 – 2 pm, Burt 193. Student Defense: Mr. Daniel J. Shelby (M.S., MRM) "Surfing The Cascadia Subduction Zone: Risk Perceptions and Evacuation Knowledge Among Oregon Surfers”

Tuesday, June 6, 2017. 4 – 5 pm, Wecoma Room, CEOAS Admin. Student Defense: Mr. L Roy Bonner IV ) M.S., OEAS) "Using EarthScope magnetotelluric data to improve the resilience of the US power grid: rapid predictions of geomagnetically induced currents”

Thursday, June 8, 2017. 4 – 5 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar: Seth Moran, USGS. "The Cascades Volcano Observatory: Research, monitoring, and the science of preparing for low-probability, high-consequence events"

Friday, June 9, 2017. 1 -2 pm, Johnson 102 (across from CEOAS admin). Student Defense: Mr. Brad Pitcher (Ph.D., Geology). "The Deschutes Formation: Evidence of Extension-Enhanced Explosivity in the Early High Cascades."

Friday, June 9, 2017. 12 – 1 pm, Burt 193. OEB Seminar: Tamara Bambauger, NOAA/Newport. "Bubble composition of natural gas seeps discovered along the Cascadia Margin"

Staff Fee Privileges (Tuition Discount)

June 12, 2017 is the deadline to submit Staff Fee Privileges Approval Forms for family members attending other Oregon Public Universities during Summer Term 2017.  The Staff Fee Privileges Approval Form, instructions, and information can be found at the following link: http://hr.oregonstate.edu/benefits/current-employees/tuition-reduction-staff-fee-privileges.  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.

Important Reminder

This is just a public service message reminding you that security tends to be a little relaxed this late in the school year. Unfortunately, nefarious folks also know this info and thiefts are at a high. Please take the time to lock your belongings safely away. Secure your bikes and cars. And be alert for these trouble makers. You can report any concerns to OSU Safety 73010.

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Photo of the Week

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R/V Oceanus leaving port, Mazatlan, Mexico. Photo by Croy Carlin.

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