Oregon State University

College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

On the Horizon — May 5, 2017

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Upcoming Seminars

Tuesday, May 9, 2017. 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Burt 193. POA Seminar: Roger Samelson. "The poleward undercurrent: a working theory"

Wednesday, May 10, 2017. 4 - 5 pm, Owen 103. WR Seminar: Andy Goodwin, USACE. "Forecasting infrastructure impacts on species movement and distributions through individual and group animal behavior mechanics"

Thursday, May 11, 2017. 4 - 5 pm,  Burt 193.  G&G Seminar: Cameron Davidson. "Was southern Alaska once part of California? Implications of the Yavapai-Mazatzal detrictal zircon ages in the Chugach Prince William Terrane"

Friday, May 12, 2017. 12 - 1 pm, Burt 193.  OEB Seminar: Dr. Rachel Sipler, Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences. "Who needs heat? Diazotrophs in an ice-free Arctic"

CEOAS at the Market

Last weekend, the undergraduate Geoscience Club ran a farmers market booth about their trip to New Zealand. They shared rock samples, chatted about New Zealand volcanism, and awed the public!
Don't miss out, come see science in action at our local Farmer's Market!

Science Writer Ed Yong to speak May 11

Award-winning science writer and journalist Ed Yong will present the inaugural public lecture of the Oregon State University Microbiome Initiative (OMBI) on May 11, 2017, based on his bestselling book on microbiome in the human body, I Contain Multitudes. He is one of the most prominent and influential science journalists on the contemporary scene having written for virtually every prestigious English-language media outlet. He is a writer for The Atlantic, where he enjoys the distinction of being the 159-year old magazine’s first staff science writer.

Go Team!

Our Ocean Robotics Team was featured in an Alaskan radio interview last month. Check out the exciting news: Remote controlled kayaks ready for research at LeConte Glacier


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