News - School of the Environment
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
»Elise Granek and Angela Strecker, Environmental Science and Management faculty; and Bill Fish, Engineering faculty, received a $25,000 Oregon Sea Grant in collaboration with other organizations for "Emerging Contaminants in Oregon Coastal Waters: Landscap
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Monday, May 13, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented two papers, "Arsenic in the Soils of NW Oregon" and "Ancient Cataclysmic Floods in the Pacific Northwest: Ancestors of the Missoula Floods" at the Oregon Academy of Sciences in Salem, Oregon at Willamette University
Monday, May 6, 2013
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown, authored a paper titled "Stones from Mohave County, Arizona: Multiple Falls in the 'Franconia Strewn Field'" published in Meteoritics and Planetary Science, Vol. 48.
Monday, April 22, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, presented a paper, "Seven Factors of Wine Terroir - The Winemaker Just Might Be the Most Important; Case History from the Cube Project in Oregon and California," at the Annual Meeting of the Association of American Geographer
Monday, April 15, 2013
»Melinda Hutson and Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, and student Ryan Brown presented a poster, "A Pyroxene-Enriched Shock Melt Dike in the Buck Mountains 005 (L6) Chondrite," and Ruzicka and Hutson and alumna Niina Jamsja gave an oral presentation titled "A
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, authored "Chondrule Formation by Repeated Evaporative Melting and Condensation in Collisional Debris Clouds Around Planetesimals" published in Meteoritics & Planetary Science, Vol. 47, 2012.
Monday, March 11, 2013
Monday, February 25, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, gave a talk on "Urban Landslides: Challenges for Forensic Engineering Geologists" at the Geological Society of America (GSA) meeting in Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 6. This officially ended one year of lectures that Burns gave as th
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Monday, February 11, 2013
»Scott Burns, Geology faculty, was the keynote speaker and a panel member at a forum on the dangers of radon, sponsored by Cascade Radon in Portland, Jan. 24. He presented the study "Radon in Portland," co-authored with five students.
»Alex Ruzicka, Geology faculty, received a $315,000 grant from NASA for a three-year study titled "The Origin of Large, Igneous-Textured Inclusions in Ordinary Chondrites." The study will include collaborators from Missouri, California, England, and German
Monday, February 4, 2013
»Heejun Chang, Geography faculty, gave an invited presentation titled "Spatial Patterns of Runoff Ratio and Variation in the Contiguous U.S." at the American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco, Dec. 5.
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
»Gwenda Rice, Oregon Geographic Alliance, has been awarded the 2013 Gilbert Grosvenor Honors for Geographic Education. The Association of American Geographers, the largest professional organization of geographers in the United States, presents the award, w
Monday, January 14, 2013
»David Percy, Geology faculty, has been elected to a second four-year term representing North America and academia on the International Union of Geological Sciences Commission for the Management and Application of Geoscience Information, which develops sta
Friday, January 11, 2013
»Gwenda H. Rice, co-coordinator of Oregon Geographic Alliance, receives highest honor for U.S. geographers
Monday, January 7, 2013