News - Geology
Monday, October 12, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper titled "Urban Landslides: A Challenge for Engineering Geologists and Geotechnical Engineers" to an international conference in Shenyang, China, on July 6. The meeting was at Northeastern University in China
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Monday, May 25, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a talk on "The Terroir of Wines of Eastern Oregon" and led a wine tasting at the District 5100 Annual Conference of Rotary in Pendleton on May 15.
Monday, May 18, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented three talks at the 11th Annual meeting of the Cordilleran Section of the Geological Society of America in Anchorage, Ala., May 11-12. They were "Terroir of the Columbia Gorge Wine Region, Pacific Northwest,
Monday, May 11, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented three talks at the annual national meeting of the American Association of Geographers in Chicago on April 22: "Terroir of Pinot Noir Wine in the Northern Willamette Valley, Oregon – A Broad Analysis of Vine
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Monday, April 6, 2015
»Alex Ruzicka, Richard Hugo, Melinda Hutson, and Richard Pugh, Geology faculty; and students Karla Farley and Katherine Armstrong presented papers at the 46th Lunar and Planetary Science Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, March 16-20: Ruzicka, Hugo, Hutso
Monday, March 30, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented a keynote talk on "Terroir of Wine Soils" at the national field trip of the Soil Science Society of America to the Napa and Sonoma valleys of California, March 10.
Monday, March 9, 2015
»Scott Burns, Geology emeritus faculty, presented three keynotes in February: "Urban Landslides and the Effects of the Oso Landslide in Washington" at the 63rd Annual Geotechnical Engineering Conference, University of Minnesota, Feb. 20; "Landslides: the P
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
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
Monday, December 22, 2014
»American Association for the Advancement of Science: spotlight on Andrew Fountain's love affair with glaciers
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
»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 10, 2014
»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.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
»PSU professor quoted in NerdWallet Expert FAQ: 4 Things You Need to Know About Earthquake Insurance
Monday, May 26, 2014