College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

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There Goes the Sun

May 8 Science Pub Corvallis talk by CEOAS instructor Randy Milstein on the upcoming total solar eclipse
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Top-ranked Oceanography

Oregon State University has been ranked among the top three universities in the world in oceanography on the basis of the number of research articles published in top-tier scientific journals.
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At the College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences, the landscape is our laboratory. Our explorations extend from local to global, from the core of the Earth through the seas and all the way to Mars, and from science to policy and practice.

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Educating Leaders

We educate next-generation leaders — scientists, practitioners, policymakers and thinkers who advance Earth system sciences on a local, regional and global scale.

Faculty Excellence

We are built on a foundation of outstanding faculty who work together to solve today's complex, interdisciplinary environmental challenges.

Global Research

We study on all continents and in all climates — using advanced sensors, ships, field experiments and analytical laboratories while connecting our science to society.