Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — February 2, 2018

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Monday, February 5, 2018, 4 - 5 pm, Burt 193. Student Seminar - Abby Metzger, CEOAS Publishing and Outreach Manager. ‘Science as Story:  Why Sharing Your Research Matters’

Monday, February 5, 2018. 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Burt 193. GEM Seminar - W. Todd Jarvis, Institute for Water and Watersheds, Oregon State University. "Scientific Mediation Through Serious Gaming: The Role of the Geographer "

Tuesday, February 6, 2018. 3:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar - Jeff Carpenter, Helmholtz-Zentrum Geesthacht. "A look into the turbulent mixing of shelf seas by storms"

Wednesday, February 7, 2018. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Strand 260.  WRE Seminar - Desiree Tullos. "Operational consequences of changing reservoir storage due to climate change and aging infrastructure in the Willamette River basin, Oregon"

Thursday, February 8, 2018. 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Burt 193. G&G Seminar - Mark Reagan, University of Iowa. "The early history of the Izu-Bonin-Mariana subduction system as revealed by diving and drilling"

Friday, February 9, 2018. 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Burt 193. OEB Seminar -Laurel Childress, IODP at Texas A&M. "Turbidite carbon distribution by Ramped PyrOx, Astoria Canyon

Special Biogeochemistry Seminar

Thursday February 8 at 3PM in Strand Ag 340

Dr. Filip Meysman UNIVERSITY OF ANTWERP Department of Biology – Ecosystem Management Research Group Wilrijk, Belgium

Title: "Microbial electricity – a surprise from the seafloor"

Those interested in meeting with Dr. Meysman on Friday February 9th, please contact Clare Reimers creimers@coas.oregonstate.edu.

HMSC Seminar

David Olsen, Retired Fishery Biologist
TOPIC: Virgin Islands Fishermen's involvement in managing their resources
DATE: Thursday, February 8, 2018
TIME: 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Library Seminar Room:  Guin Library, Hatfield Marine Science Center

For the live broadcast of the Thursday Seminar via Adobe Connect, visit:  http://oregonstate.adobeconnect.com/hmsc-fw407/
For recordings of past Thursday Seminars, visit:  

Unpacking Diversity: CEOAS Discussion Series

You are invited to participate in the third installment of a discussion series that addresses issues of social justice in the sciences through the lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will talk about cultural influences in different aspects of research, teaching, mentoring and the academy.

Join us for the third session: "Exploring Cultural Influences in Research and in Higher Education" 

When: February 16, 2018, at 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Where: WILK 203
Who: Facilitated by Dr. Natchee Barnd Assistant Professor in the College of Liberal Arts, Ethnic Studies Department.

Please bring a sack lunch, light snacks and drinks will be provided.
Please send us an email at unpackingdiversity.ceoas@gmail.com if you wish to learn more details about the event and to RSVP.

Where in the World Is R/V Oceanus?

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Photo of the Week

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OC450 Chemical Oceanography student cruise on Elakha. Professor Miguel Goni (second from right) and Amy Roluffs (right, Chemical Engineering student in the class). Photo Credit: Chris Turek

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