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Seismic station
Posted: 05/13/2021
UO project finds communications risks in a Cascadia quake
Small thrust fault
Posted: 03/15/2021
ERTH faculty member, Marli Miller, recently published an essay on teaching field geology on public lands in the Desert Report.
Spencer Butte view with fog
Posted: 03/11/2021
Spring 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...
Crater Lake National Park in Oregon.
Posted: 01/12/2021
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...
ERTH cap
Posted: 11/11/2020
Friday, June 11, 2021 at Noon on ZoomThe Earth Sciences faculty and staff invite graduates and their guests to attend the department’s graduation celebration online via Zoom.  Graduates must register to participate using the graduate survey link on this page in order to receive the shareable Zoom...
Storm waves strike Washington's Lummi Island in 2016 (Photo by P. Granger at WASeaGrant).
Posted: 11/02/2020
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 graduate students service a ShakeAlert site in the Cascades.
Posted: 11/02/2020
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 postdoctoral researcher Colin Meyer reaches with an ice axe, Alaska (photo by Kiya Riverman).
Posted: 11/02/2020
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.

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