Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences


Ellen Stofan

Distinguished Visiting Lecture

"Searching for life beyond Earth: From Mars to the ocean worlds of the outer solar system," a lecture by Dr. Ellen Stofan, April 25, 2018
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David Graham and Thi Truong


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At the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, the landscape is our laboratory. Our explorations extend from local to global, from the core of the Earth through the seas and all the way to Mars, and from science to policy and practice.

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Educating Leaders

We educate next-generation leaders — scientists, practitioners, policymakers and thinkers who advance Earth system sciences on a local, regional and global scale.

Faculty Excellence

We are built on a foundation of outstanding faculty who work together to solve today's complex, interdisciplinary environmental challenges.

Global Research

We study on all continents and in all climates — using advanced sensors, ships, field experiments and analytical laboratories while connecting our science to society.