Category: Aug-14

Qingsong Sun’s Dissertation Defense set for tomorrow at 2 pm in CAS 132

August 5th, 2014 in 2014, Alan Strahler, Aug-14, Faculty, Graduate students, Talks

Earth & Environment Ph.D. candidate Qingsong Sun is set to defend his dissertation tomorrow, Wednesday August 6th, at 2 pm in CAS 132.

Sun’s dissertation is titled “Assessing Change in the Earth’s Land Surface Albedo with Moderate Resolution Satellite Imagery.”

All are encouraged to attend and support Qingsong as he completes his Ph.D.

Sun is advised by Prof. Alan Strahler and Research Professor Crystal Schaaf.

Lucy Hutyra featured in news segment, article on WGBH Boston

August 4th, 2014 in 2014, Aug-14, Faculty, Lucy Hutyra, News

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra was recently featured in a WGBH news segment titled “How Climate Change Is Taking a Toll on Urban Trees.”

In the piece, Hutyra discusses the need for more trees in urban environments to help offset high CO2 emissions.

The article can be read by clicking here, or you can view the video piece below or in our department media section.