Professor of Earth & Environment Ranga Myneni co-authored a study that shows significant greening of a quarter to one-half of the Earth’s vegetated lands due to increased CO2 fertilization.
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Professor Ethan Baxter has brought over 150 Boston-area high schoolers and BU undergrads into the field to study ancient tectonic collisions, such as the one that formed the Appalachians 500 million years ago.
A new study co-authored by Professor Ranga Myneni suggests the southern portion of the Amazon rainforest is at a much higher risk due to climate change than previously expected.
Professor Richard Murray led an international team on an eight-week voyage to the Sea of Japan searching for clues to the underlying dynamics of the East Asian Monsoon System.
Researchers from Boston University’s Department of Earth and Environment have found evidence that material contained in oceanic lava flows originated at the Earth’s surface more than two billion years ago.
Since 1924, Boston Marathon winning times have grown steadily faster. Can this trend continue as the climate continues to warm?
Temperature and vegetation in northern latitudes resembles that found much further south just 30 years ago.