Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Oregon's Climates through Time – Stories in the Stones

Ellen Morris Bishop

Thomas Condon Lecture

Wednesday, February 24
7:00 p.m.
Austin Auditorium of the LaSells Stewart Center

Refreshments available at 6:30 p.m.

Lecture is free and open to the public and designed for a non-specialist audience.

The Condon Lecture, named after a pioneer of Oregon geology, helps to interpret significant scientific research for non-scientists.

Bishop earned a doctorate in geology from OSU and has written two books on Pacific Northwest geology: "Living with Thunder" in 2014 and "In Search of Ancient Oregon" in 2003, which won the 2004 Oregon Book Award for non-fiction.

She has done extensive geologic research, published scientific articles, and taught geology and environmental science courses in positions at several universities, community colleges and experiential learning programs. Bishop was a science columnist for The Oregonian and the science reporter for The Columbian of Vancouver, Washington; has been the director of the Oregon Paleolands Institute in Fossil, Oregon; and served on advisory boards for regional watershed councils and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management.

Bishop will also give a more technical presentation on a related topic in the George Moore Lecture titled "Saving Science in a Demon-Haunted World." That event will be at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 25, in Gilfillan Auditorium.

The OSU Research Office and the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences are sponsoring the presentations.

Media contact: David Stauth

Source: John Dilles

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