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School of the Environment
The School of the Environment is comprised of Geology, Geography, Environmental Sciences & Management and Systems Science. We are also home to the USGS Oregon Water Science Center and the Institute for Natural Resources-Portland.

Latest News in the School of the Environment

 

Aug 7, 2015 -- TriMet's new Tilikum Crossing bridge is having a preview this weekend .

Tilikum crossing's rainbow colored LED lights night time show can be attributed to the partnership between the USGS and School of the Environment (SOE). The equipment that reads the data from the Willamette River is owned by the SOE and the data is prominently displayed in SRTC building on the first floor on 1717 10th avenue. Come by some time and check it out!   _______________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Aug 3, 2015 -- Dr. Jennifer Morse, assistant professor in the department of environmental science and management, received the Ecological Society of America's 2015 George Mercer Award for her contributions to the paper, "Drought-induced saltwater incursion leads to increased wetland nitrogen export," published in Global Change Biology in 2013.

 

 

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July 20, 2015 -- Professor Dr. Robert Scheller, a theoretical and applied forest ecologist and the Director of the Dynamic Ecosystems and Landscapes Lab, hosted the 2015 World Congress of the International Associate of Landscape Technology. Details can be found here.

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July 17, 2015 -- Geography department announces the addition of a *BRAND NEW* minor in Water Resources added to their program in the 2015-2016 Bulletin. Details can be found here.

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June 29, 2015 -- Geology Professor Dr. Max Rudolph published an article in the prestigious peer reviewed scientific journal Nature Geoscience titled "Initiation of the Lusi mudflow Disaster."

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June 14 - 18, 2015 -- PSU’s School of the Environment faculty and doctoral students head to collaborate and create future projects in flood risk management in the City of Ningbo in China. Please click the image on the left for more information.

 

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June 11,2015 -- Sarah Kidd received the President's Award for Academic Achievement and Tim Elder received the Dean's Award for university service during the 2015 Student Achievement Awards Ceremony.

 

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