Category: Dave Marchant

Drew Christ awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

April 3rd, 2015 in 2015, Apr-15, Awards, Dave Marchant, Faculty, Graduate students

Drew Christ

Drew Christ

Earth & Environment PhD candidate student Drew Christ has been awarded a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) is awarded to 2,000 students each year and “provides three years of financial support within a five-year fellowship period ($34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 cost-of-education allowance to the graduate institution) for graduate study that leads to a research-based master’s or doctoral degree in science or engineering” (NSF Press Release). Selection is a significant academic accomplishment and is “based on demonstrated potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the United States science and engineering enterprise” (NSF GRF award letter). This year’s recipients were selected from a pool of over 16,000 applicants.

Dave Marchant

Christ is a PhD candidate in Earth Science studying Antarctic paleoclimate and geomorphology. He is advised by Professor Dave Marchant. To learn more about the work Christ and Marchant do, check out Marchant’s recent news and publications.

Sean Mackay’s work featured on EOS, Earth and Space Sciences News

March 24th, 2015 in 2015, Dave Marchant, Faculty, Graduate students, Mar-15

Sean Mackay

Sean Mackay

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Sean Mackay’s recent paper has been selected as a feature publication in the Research Spotlight selection of EOS, Earth and Space Sciences News.

The article, “Cold-based debris-covered glaciers: Evaluating their potential as climate archives through studies of ground-penetrating radar and surface morphology,” published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, is also coauthored by E&E Professor Dave Marchant and E&E PhD candidate Jennifer Lamp.

 

Jennifer Lamp

Jennifer Lamp

Dave Marchant

Dave Marchant

To read the research spotlight in EOS, click here.

To read the article, click here.

To learn more about Prof. Marchant’s work, check out his profile or his recent news and publications.

Dave Marchant and his research group featured in BU Research

February 2nd, 2015 in 2015, Dave Marchant, Faculty, Graduate students, Jan-15, News

Dave Marchant

Dave Marchant

Professor Dave Marchant and his Antarctic research are featured in six new videos produced by BU Today and Prehensile Productions for BU Research.

The videos and text, collectively titled “The Search for Ancient Ice,” include interviews with graduate students Sean Mackay, Jen Lamp, and Drew Christ, and follow the team as they conduct fieldwork in the Transantarctic Mountains and return to analyze samples back in the lab at BU.

To learn more about Prof. Marchant’s work check out his profile page, or check out his recent news and publications.

Sean Mackay, Dave Marchant, and Jen Lamp publish article in Journal of Geophysical Research

January 20th, 2015 in 2015, Dave Marchant, Faculty, Graduate students, Jan-15, Pub-15, Publications

Sean Mackay

Sean Mackay

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Sean Mackay has first authored a new paper published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface.

The article, “Cold-based debris-covered glaciers: Evaluating their potential as climate archives through studies of ground-penetrating radar and surface morphology,” is also coauthored by E&E Professor Dave Marchant and E&E PhD candidate Jennifer Lamp.

Jennifer Lamp

Jennifer Lamp

To read the article, click here.

Dave Marchant

Dave Marchant

To learn more about Dave Marchant’s work, check out his profile page or his list of recent publications.

University of Maine Earth Professor, Earth Scientist to speak as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change this Friday at noon in CAS 224

October 30th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

George Denton, Libra Professor of Earth Sciences at the School of Earth and Climate Sciences at the University of Maine, will be giving a lecture on “Ice Age Puzzles” as part of the Boston university Seminar Series on Climate Change on Friday October 31, 2014 at 12:00 pm in CAS 224.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Wally Broecker to give lecture as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change this Thursday at 4:00 pm in the School of Management Auditorium

October 29th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

Wally Broecker, Newberry Professor in Geochemistry at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University (and the man who coined the phrase “global warming”), will be giving a lecture on “What Should We Do about Fossil Fuel CO2?” as part of the Boston University Seminar Series on Climate Change on Thursday October 30th from 4:00 to 5:30 pm in the School of Management Auditorium at 595 Commonwealth Ave.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Tony Janetos to give lecture as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 22nd, 2014 in 2014, Anthony Janetos, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

Tony Janetos, Earth & Environment Professor and Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer Range Future, will be giving a lecture on “Developing Indicators of Impacts and Change in the US: Sustaining National Assessments of Climate Change” on Thursday October 23, 2014 at 5:00 pm in room B-01 of the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington Street as part of the Boston University Seminar Series on Climate Change.

All members of the department and public are encouraged to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Producer and Stony Brook Visiting Professor Graham Chedd to give lecture as part of the Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 15th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

Graham Chedd, producer and Visiting Professor at the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University, will be delivering a lecture on “Shooting Science: What’s the Big Idea?” as part of the Boston University Seminar Series on Climate Change this Thursday October 16th, 2014 at 5:00 pm in B-01 of the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington Street.

All members of the department and public are encouraged to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

COM Associate Dean James Shanahan to give lecture as part of Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 6th, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14

James Shanahan, Associate Dean of the College of Communications at Boston University, will give a seminar on “Heroes, Villains, and Nerds: How Science is Portrayed in the Media, and How Portrayals Have Changed” in room B-01 in the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington Street at 5:00 pm this Thursday, October 9th, as part of Boston University’s Seminar Series on Climate Change.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.

Wally Fulweiler to give lecture tomorrow as part of BU’s Seminar Series on Climate Change

October 1st, 2014 in 2014, Dave Marchant, Department Seminars, Faculty, Oct-14, Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Robinson “Wally” Fulweiler will be giving a lecture on “Nitrogen and the Global Climate Cycle” as part of  Boston University’s Seminar Series on Climate Change at 5 pm tomorrow, Thursday Oct. 2nd, in Room B-01 of the Life Science & Engineering Building at 24 Cummington St.

All members of the University and public are welcome to attend.

This program is supported in part by a grant to Earth & Environment Professor Dave Marchant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute through the Science Education Program.