Professors Regalla and Thompson’s ES 107 Climate & Earth Systems Science highlighted in BU Today

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March 14th, 2018

ES Climate & Earth Systems Science, the Department of Earth & Environment’s introductory-level course taught by assistant professors Christine Regalla and Diane Thompson, was recently highlighted by BU Today. The article describes how courses have been adapted for the BU Hub, the new general education curriculum debuting this fall.

“Interactions and feedbacks of the solid earth, atmosphere, oceans, and biosphere” drive effects on everyday living, Regalla says, including “weather patterns and storms; hazards like flooding, landslides, earthquakes, and volcanoes, erosion, and changes to beaches and coastal areas; and the presence of natural resources.…Understanding how earth’s climate evolves in response to natural and man-made processes requires an understanding of these earth system processes” over decades, and millions of years. Click here to read the full article.