Educators and researchers in GEM study and teach all aspects of coupled earth systems, focusing on human interactions with terrestrial and marine processes, from mountaintops to mid-ocean.

Teaching and Research Faculty

Andrea Allan, Larry Becker, Laurie Becker, Michael Campana, Lynette de Silva, Kelsey Emard, Erica Fleishman, Matthew Goslin, Hannah Gosnell, Michael Harte, Demian Hommel, Julia Jones, Robert Kennedy, Tyler McFadden, Andrew Meigs, Phil Mote, Peder Nelson, Mark Raleigh, Mary Santelmann, Jenna Tilt, Jamon Van Den Hoek, Kuuipo Walsh, James Watson, Aaron Wolf, David Wrathall, Kaplan Yalcin


Note: There is no Geography Symposium winter term 2023.


Winter 2023 Water Resources Engineering Seminar Series

Wednesdays 4 to 5 p.m.

See the flyer for more information and a list of all of the seminars in the series. The seminars will be available on Zoom. See seminars for Zoom connection information. You will need to log in with your ONID.

January 11
Allison Pfeiffer, Western Washington University
River Bed Elevation Variability Reflects Sediment Supply, Rather Than Peak Flows in the Uplands of Washington State

January 18
Garett Pignotti, ORISE fellow at US Forest Service PNW Research Station
It’s Getting Hot in Here, So Shade All Your Roads

January 25
José Luis Arumí, Universidad de Concepción, Chile
Understanding Hydrogeological Processes at a Volcanic Headwater in Central Chile

February 1
Kristin Jaeger, USGS
Improving Mapping of Perennial and Non-Perennial Streams Based on Simple Flow/No Flow Observations

February 8
Huancui Hu, Pacific Northwest National Labs (PNNL)
Tracking Hydroclimate Impacts of Extreme Precipitation Events Using Numerical Water Tracers

February 15
Adam Ward, Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University
Topic TBD

February 22
Desiree Tullos, Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University
Water Quality, Food Webs, and Equitable Decisions in a Post-Dam Removal Klamath

March 1
Catalina Segura, Forest Engineering, Resources & Management, Oregon State University
Topic TBD

March 8
Frances O'Donnell, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Auburn University
Topic TBD

March 15
Water JEDI, Oregon State University
Panel On Building an Inclusive and Welcoming Community in Water Resources