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Scientists collect sediment cores from the bottom of the ocean — long cylinders of mud and sand that contain clues about our past. What are cores, how are they collected, and what can they tell us about the planet’s past and future? See the full video on YouTube.
The College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences is a small college within a large research university. Our tight-knit community fosters collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and allows for that personal touch – small classes, connections between students and faculty, peer mentoring, and one-on-one academic advising and career counseling. The town of Corvallis has been voted the no. 2 friendliest college town in America, and CEOAS friends are life-long friends. CEOAS is the perfect platform for exploring your interests, honing your skills, and then jumping off into your future. Want to chat with an advisor? They’re ready to help you.
CEOAS is a giant in the field of Earth science: Our geology program has explored the planet for over a century, and our oceanography program is ranked no. 3 in the world. We have outstanding geography and atmospheric science programs as well. In all disciplines, our faculty are renowned for their research and valued for their expertise. We’ve been on the frontlines of discovery from the depths of the ocean to remote mountain peaks, from our backyards to the ends of the Earth. You will too: All CEOAS programs emphasize experiential learning, taking students into the field and involving them in hands-on research. As a CEOAS student, the vast resources of Oregon’s largest research university are at your disposal.