News - School of the Environment
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»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
»Andres Holz, Geography faculty, authored "Effects of High-Severity Fire Drove the Population Collapse of the Subalpine Tasmanian Endemic Conifer Athrotaxis Cupressoides," published in Global Change Biology, August.
Monday, October 27, 2014
»Andres Holz, Geography faculty, authored "Positive Fire Feedbacks Contribute to Shifts from Nothofagus Pumilio Forests to Fire-Prone Shrub Lands in Patagonia," published in Journal of Vegetation Science, August 2014.
Monday, October 6, 2014
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, co-authored a paper titled “Response of Discharge, TSS, and E. coli to Rainfall Events in Urban, Suburban, and Rural Watersheds,” published in Environmental Science: Processes and Impacts, Vol. 16, No. 10.
»Linda George, Environmental Science and Management faculty; Todd Rosenstiel, Biology faculty; Vivek Shandas, Urban Studies and Planning faculty; Alexis Dinno, Community Health faculty; and doctoral student Meenakshi Rao co-authored, “Assessing the Relatio
Friday, October 3, 2014