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Fall 2020 Weekly Seminar Schedule

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our seminar is 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 will be updated as they are ...

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

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, our department is following the University’s Return to Campus Plan for fall term. Staff will be working remotely, and the department’s office will be open for socially distanced in-person business by appointment (generally on Thursdays, but other options ...

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” ...
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