News - School of the Environment
Monday, March 2, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a keynote titled "Oso Landslide - Its Impact on Society Today" to 1,200 engineers and geologists at the Geosynthetics 2015 national conference Feb. 16 in Portland.
Monday, February 23, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, delivered a talk titled “Effects of Local Geology on all Phases of Ecology in the Portland Area” to the 13th annual Urban Ecology and Conservation Symposium at PSU Feb. 9.
Monday, February 2, 2015
»Curt Peterson, Geology faculty, and Virginia Butler, Anthropology faculty, co-authored a paper titled “Geologic Records of Net Littoral Drift, Beach Plain Development, and Paleotsunami Runup, North Sand Point, Olympic Peninsula, Washington, USA,” publishe
»Melissa Lucash, Environmental Science and Management faculty, is one of 20 scientists in the western U.S. and Canada awarded a Wilburforce Fellowship. Fellows aim to build a community of conservation scientists to help achieve conservation solutions in we
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Monday, January 5, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, authored "Urban Landslides: Challenges For Forensic Engineering Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers" published in Engineering Geology for Society and Territory: Urban Geology, Sustainable Planning, and Landscape Ex
»Dave Ervin, Sustainable Solutions faculty and Environmental Management and Economics emeritus faculty, co-presented “Principles to Guide Assessments of Ecosystem Service Values,” and presented "Ecosystem Service Valuation to aid Climate Change Decisions"
»Elise Granek, Environmental Science and Management faculty, and student Emma Prichard presented "Concentrations and Effects of Emerging Contaminants in Marine Invertebrates" at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Western Society of Naturalists in Tacoma, Wash.
Monday, December 22, 2014
»American Association for the Advancement of Science: spotlight on Andrew Fountain's love affair with glaciers
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
Friday, December 12, 2014
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty emeritus, authored "Massive Debris Flow Event in the Pacific Northwest Volcanoes, USA, November, 2006: Causes, Effects and Relationship to Climate Change" published in Engineering Geology for Society and Territory, Landslide P
Monday, November 24, 2014
»Eleanor. P. Gaines, Institute for Natural Resources, co-authored “Predator Exclosures, Predator Removal, and Habitat Improvement Increase Nest Success of for Oregon Snowy Plovers” published in The Condor: Ornithological Applications, Vol. 116, pp. 619-628
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, co-organized the Western Regional Soil Conference of the Natural Resource Conservation Service at PSU last summer. He presented two talks: "Dynamic Geology of the Oregon Country" and "Terroir of Wine Soils in Oregon,
Monday, November 17, 2014
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, and Wes Hoyer, former Geography graduate student, authored "Assessment of Freshwater Ecosystem Services in the Tualatin and Yamhill Basins Under Climate Change and Urbanization," published in Applied Geography Vol. 53.
Monday, November 10, 2014
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, gave an invited talk titled "Impacts of Climate Change on Stream Temperature in the Pacific Northwest of USA" at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Climate Symposium 2014: Managing Climate Extreme and Hydrologic Disaste
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, was elected president of the International Association of Engineering Geologists and the Environment at its 50th year celebration in Turin, Italy, in September. He is the first American president of the association.
Monday, November 3, 2014