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Into The Great Wide Open

August 27th, 2012

Large trucks for tough work... OSU Motor Pool vehicles get you where you need to be!

Large trucks for tough work... OSU Motor Pool vehicles get you where you need to be! (Author Mark T. Ford pictured)

Into The Great Wide Open 

The High Desert of Oregon, Lots of Sagebrush and Volcanoes!

Author: Mark T. Ford, Geology and Geophysics, CEOAS (College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences)

Place: High Lava Plains of Oregon

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Floods and Fish

June 22nd, 2012
Flood Plain Research

Floods and Fish: Photo by Oregon State University

Watch the Oregon Field Guide streaming video after the break.

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Where the road ends…and the research begins

May 16th, 2012

John Nabelek's crew working int he Basin  & Range area in Northern Nevada near Pleasant Valley

Image: John Nabelek

Author: Lori Hartline, CEOAS (College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences)

Place: Basin & Range area near Pleasant Valley, Nevada.

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Death Valley Geo Club Spring Break Trip 2012

April 12th, 2012

Three-Skulls Van: Corvallis or Bust...Skulls!!

Image: Nathan Pauley and Three-Skulls Van, Photo taken in Sierra Foothills, California on March, 31 2012.

Death Valley Geo Club Spring Trip 2012 

Three-Skulls Van: Corvallis or Bust…Skulls!!

Author: Lisa Riley, Geography Department, CEOAS (College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences)

Place: Sierra Valley Foothills near Columbia City Historic National Park, Tuolumne County, California.

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The “Wildman” Part Two

March 28th, 2012
The "Wildman" Part Two

The "Wildman" Part Two

 

Use the link below in the Read More section to see Part Two of The “Wildman”.

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The “Wildman” Part 1

March 23rd, 2012

A day in the life of The "Wildman"

If you haven’t seen it online check out Part 1 of The “Wildman”. Access the YouTube link in the Read More Section to see a creative interpretation of important water habitat work being conducted by the Department of Fish and Wildlife.

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It’s Spring…in Modesto, CA

March 21st, 2012

Here’s wishing we could have gone with the honey bee researchers┬áto Modesto recently where Spring actually comes in March. If you’re travelling give yourself extra time and avoid Highway 20. A landslide near Tombstone pass closed 11 miles of roadway earlier today while ODOT crews cleared debris.

Motor Pool Theatrical “Trailer”

March 20th, 2012

Motor Pool Theatrical Trailer

Motor Pool Theatrical Trailer

Original Content produced by Motor Pool

Until we are flooded with customer story submissions we’ll from time to time produce filler content. This is our first stop motion animation project. It is a short: short in length and short on plot. Hope you enjoy!

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Oh the places you’ll go

March 17th, 2012

Google Maps: Western Oregon Research Sites

Western Oregon Research Sites

Eric Dinger

Forest Engineering, Resources and Management

College of Forestry

Listing a place name is a normal step in requesting vehicles through the University Motor Pool. For a sample of some of the cities customers travel to see a previous post Share Your Story.

Some customers are lucky if roads even reach the places they need to travel. For some perspective on this issue read on.

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Part Two of “Where the Motor Pool fleet cannot go”

March 16th, 2012

Snowmobile to the Rescue

Snowmobile to the Rescue

Jay Sexton

Forest Ecosystems and Society

College of Forestry

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