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Catherine West was selected to participate in the New Generation of Polar Researchers Leadership Symposium on Catalina Island, California in 2015

January 21st, 2015

This NSF and NASA funded program is hosted by DISCCRS (Dissertations Initiative for the advancement of Climate Change Research) and brings together a group of interdisciplinary early career scientists whose work focuses on Arctic and Antarctic research. The goal of the symposium is to “represent the full diversity of polar research” and to facilitate collaboration among polar scientists in a global context.  (http://disccrs.org/).

Professor Catherine West uncovers prehistoric fishing community

November 20th, 2013

Archaeology Daily News article

Led by Boston University professor Catherine West, the expedition excavated a handful of ancient garbage dumps, searching for animal bones. By comparing the bones in the 3,000-year-old middens to wildlife today, West will be able to establish how American and Russian visitors changed the island’s ecosystem.




Professor Catherine West inteview with SciGals

October 15th, 2013

Catherine West is not looking to the future when it comes to climate change- she’s looking back. About 5,000 years back, at archeological evidence left behind by the Alutiiq people who once occupied Chirikof Island, Alaska. read more