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Welcome New Grad Students 2020!

  Gordon Bowman hails from the sleepy town of Boulder, CO, where he also attended the University of Colorado. While obtaining degrees in Geology and Environmental Studies, Gordon’s studies culminated into a senior project using GIS to predict slope failure in Colorado’s Front ...

Zoom tutorial for Earth Sciences Commencement

How to use Zoom for the Earth Sciences Commencement 2020 event You must download and install Zoom on your device (computer, phone, tablet).  It is very simple – you will be prompted to download when you click on a Zoom invitation link.  You do not have to create a Zoom account/login.  You ...

COVID-19 and Earth Sciences Department

Earth Sciences COVID-19 Operational Statement In order to reduce the risk of exposure to students, staff, and faculty, and in response to the emergent COVID‐19 situation, the Earth Sciences office will have limited staffing for the coming weeks. Updates about university closures can be found here ...

Spring 2020 Seminar Schedule

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our seminar is more informal, local, and only online.  We will be using Zoom, and invitations will be sent via email.  If you do not yet receive email reminders about our Seminars, please email Marla (contact info here) to be added to our invitation list.  Titles ...

Winter Weekly Seminar Schedule

Talks are on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:20 pm in 110 Willamette Hall.

Tea and cookies are served in Cascade 200 beginning at 3:30 p.m. January 8: Dara Goldberg, University of Oregon Title: How does earthquake rupture evolve? A multi-instrument approach to earthquake observation and modeling ...

Fall Weekly Seminar Schedule

Talks are on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:20 pm in 110 Willamette Hall.

Tea and cookies are served in Cascade 200 beginning at 3:30 p.m. October 2: ERTH Department reception – no seminar THURSDAY October 3: **Please note, this seminar is taking place in Cascade 200** Tony Irving, ...

Welcome New Grad Students, 2019!

Nicole Abib graduated with a B.S. in Earth Science from Cornell University and a Masters in Environmental Management from Duke University. At the University of Oregon, she will work with David Sutherland to better understand ice-ocean interactions in a changing climate. In the past, her research ...

UO Earth Sciences hosts 2nd Annual Volc-OR conference!

The 2nd annual Volc-OR (Volcanology Students of Oregon) conference was held at the University of Oregon, April 11-12, 2019. Over 60 students from 4 regional universities and colleges attended and nearly half presented their research in oral or poster sessions. Laboratory tours of the facilities at ...

In Memoriam: Alexander “Mac” McBirney

We regretfully announce the passing of our colleague and Professor Emeritus, Alexander “Mac” McBirney.  Please see the links below that include a tribute from  Dana Johnston, the University of Oregon news release, and his official obituary. AGU announcement “Around the O” ...

Winter 2019 Weekly Seminar Schedule

Talks are on Wednesdays from 4:00 to 5:20 pm in 110 Willamette Hall.

Tea and cookies are served in Cascade 200 beginning at 3:30 p.m. January 9: Nicole Gasparini, Tulane Title: The influence of rainfall patterns on bedrock river incision in Hawaii January 16: Erin Pettit, Oregon State ...
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