On March 11, the ShakeAlert Earthquake Early Warning System will debut alert deliveries to the public via Wireless Emergency Alerts, apps, and other technologies. Oregonians will be alerted through Wireless Emergency Alerts on compatible cell phones and other mobile devices through text-like...
UO Earth Sciences professor, Dr. Estelle Chaussard, was awarded a five-year National Science Foundation Career Award. Dr. Chaussard is will use this grant to expand her research program investigating organic-rich peatlands in Indonesia. Read the complete AroundtheO story here.
Despite complications and many safety protocols to accommodate the ongoing pandemic, the department's field camp was able to go ahead as planned in the summer of 2020.
Winter 2021 Weekly Seminar ScheduleDue 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 to be added to our invitation list. Titles will be updated...
Report on Washington’s sea level rise gets boost from UO dataOur own professor Ray Weldon and doctoral candidate Tyler Newton provide data models used to help predict sea level rise for a UW project. See the Around the O story here.
UO research may soon make Oregon safer in quakes and firesContinuing work by our own Doug Toomey and his team at the Oregon Hazards Lab are moving closer to a public early-warning system for hazard events in the Pacific Northwest. See the Around the O story here.
UO researchers expose the dirty secrets hidden under glaciersOur own postdoctoral scholar Colin Meyer and professor Alan Rempel delve into the physics relating to glacier movement and friction. See the Around the O story here.
UO scientists uncover a rare Oregon dinosaur fossilOur own professor Greg Retallack discovered this toe bone in Central Oregon – an unusual find! Read the Around the O story here.
Register Guard article features work by Doug ToomeyOur own Professor Doug Toomey’s work with the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network on the earthquake early warning system is featured in the news! See the full Register Guard article here.
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.