Bruce Anderson didn’t set out to prove that the rise in global...
A Window in Time
Draped in late-afternoon clouds, the ancient landscape of Beacon Valley, Antarctica offers a window to the Earth’s history. Eight-million-year-old glacier ice lies buried beneath a thin layer of debris on the valley floor.About Geology, Geochemistry & Geophysics
The Lifeblood of
An offshore oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico. The search for and development of the planet’s remaining oil resources will have wide-ranging economic, environmental, and geopolitical impacts.About Energy, Environment & Society
The Earth from Space
A satellite image of the Lena River delta in northeastern Siberia reveals a dynamic natural environment. The delta’s wildlife reserve, Russia’s largest, protects a diverse array of fish and bird species.About Geographical Sciences
Professor Robinson “Wally” Fulweiler studies the tidal flats on the Massachusetts coast. A sticky polymer produced by algae in this ecosystem could hold the key to understanding how humans impact coastal environments.About Biogeosciences & Climate
Winter is getting warmer, spring is coming earlier, and plants are enjoying...
The Department of Earth and Environment at Boston University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad field of Solid Earth Geophysics, starting as early as July 1, 2013.