Geomorphology Round Table - Fall 2016
Wilkinson 203, Tuesdays noon to 1pm
Current Research

Welcome to a brand new year of Geomorphology Round Table!  Fall quarter we focus on sharing our own research. You can tell us how you spent your summer, ask us to read a manuscript draft, practice for your AGU presentation, or lead a discussion on a newly published article. Anything goes, as long as it's current.

Date Presenter Topic
Sep 27 2016


Introductions & Sign-ups (for those not attending GSA in Denver)

Oct 4 2016

Laura Hempel

Flume show & tell

Oct 11 2016

Scott Feehan

Sandbar Aeolian Dune Exchange Experiment (Sedex)2

Oct 18 2016

Chris Goldfinger

GSA 2016 Kirk Bryan Award Lecture:

Sub-aqueous paleoseismology: Site selection, phyiography, sediment supply, current dynamics and temporal considerations as applied in Cascadia and elsewhere.

Oct 25 2016


Geomorphic (and seismologic) perspective on the proposed OSU Marine Studies Initiative (MSI) building at Hatfield.

A history via media coverage and social media:

http://www.osualum.com/s/359/file_lib/1/50/02_ed_said_marine_studies_201... (OSU visioning)

http://www.osufoundation.org/s/359/foundation/index.aspx?sid=359&gid=34&... (follow the money)

http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/sea-change-osu-building-interdisc... (Marine Studies Initiative)

http://www.gazettetimes.com/news/local/panel-debates-marine-studies-buil...  (panel discussion)

http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2016/aug/osu-announces-location-n... (New building)

https://atquake.wordpress.com/2016/09/23/a-lot-of-opinions-how-about-som... (a reality/geology check)

http://oregonstate.edu/ua/ncs/archives/2016/oct/tsunami-safety-panel-ove... (oversight panel creation)

http://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-state-university-marine-center-tsunami/ (oversight concerns)

Video of tsunami inundation, Japan 2011: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9TlRKOb4cyU

Nov 1 2016

Carolyn Gombert

Evolution of off-channel habitat and cold water refuges on the Willamette River

Nov 8 2016

Rebecca Flitcroft

Thinking like a fish: Relationships among discharge, temperature and habitat in Oregon rivers.

Nov 15 2016

Andrew Meigs

NZ Earthquakes of 13 November 2016 (and maybe a little of my summer vacation)

Nov 22 2016

Gordon Grant & Sarah Lewis

Evaluating hydro-geomorphic risk near a restless volcano: the Spirit Lake story


Nov 29 2016

Laura Hempel

Practice AGU talk: Hydrograph Shape Controls Channel Morphology and Organization in a Sand-Gravel Flume

Dec 6 2016


Choose topic for next quarter