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Changing climate and diet shaped equine teeth

Nick Famoso, in collaboration with his adviser, Edward Davis, recently published a paper in the open-access journal PLOS ONE about the evolution of enamel bands in horse teeth from the Miocene to the Recent. This paper has been featured in several news releases: Original Paper Around the O ...

Spring 2014 Weekly Seminar Series

Talks on Wednesdays are from 4:00 to 5:20 pm in 110 Willamette Hall. Tea and cookies are served in Cascade 200 beginning at 3:30 p.m. April 2 - Mark Schmitz (Boise State University) Title: Bringing Deep Time into Focus: New developments in high-precision geochronology and their impact ...

Ashley Streig sheds light on SF earthquakes

Ashley Streig, a graduate student in Ray Weldon‘s lab, has a new paper in the Bulletin of the Seisomological Society of America, documenting two pre-1906 earthquakes on the San Andreas fault. Read the paper itself, or read some of the news coverage: Original Publication KQED Science ...

Cascadia Initiative featured in Cascade Magazine

The Cascadia Initiative made the front page of the Winter 2014 CAScade Magazine. Read the article: The Sleeping Giant

Winter 2014 Weekly Seminar Series

Talks on Wednesdays are from 4:00 to 5:20 pm in 110 Willamette Hall. Tea and cookies are served in Cascade 200 beginning at 3:30 p.m. January 8 - Larisa DeSantis (Vanderbilt) Title: Revealing paleoecology, paleobiology, and mammalian responses to climate change during the Pleistocene ...

OBSs on Cascadia Crusie OC 1208B

Ocean bottom seismometers (OBSs) on the deck of the R/V Oceanus during an August 2012 Cascadia Initiative cruise. The Cascadia Initiative is a plate-scale seismic and geodetic community experiment to study the structure of the Gorda and Juan de Fuca plates. Please visit the Cascadia Initiative ...

Pahoehoe at Kilauea

A pahoehoe breakout taking away a scale bar during field work at Kilauea, Hawaii in August 2012. Photo courtesy of  UO graduate student Hannah Dietterich.
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Agate Beach Fieldwork

In February 2013, Dr. Edward Davis led a small crew of UO paleontology students to Agate Beach to measure section and collect fossils. Pictured are Amy Atwater (left) and Meaghan Emery.
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Red Rock Fault, SW Montana

View looking west at triangular facets on the Red Rock Fault, an active normal fault in southwestern Montana. Undergraduate geology students have mapped the Red Rock Fault and analyzed the geomorphology of alluvial fans in its hanging wall as part of the UO summer field camp program since 2010. ...

Imaging a magma chamber beneath Newberry Volcano

Prof. Emilie Hooft and M. Sc. Matthew Beachly investigated the magma chamber beneath Newberry volcano in central Oregon. A 10-minute documentary for the general public explains their research Newberry Magma Chamber: The Movie In 2008, a team of community members, undergraduate and graduate students, ...
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