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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.
Posted: 11/02/2020
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.
Alexander "Mac" McBirney
Posted: 11/02/2020
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.
Geologists examine a rocky outcrop.
Posted: 10/29/2020
Department seminar talks are on Wednesdays from 4pm to 5:20pm. 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...

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