Category: Joining Team/Committee

Ducan FitzGerald, Bruce Anderson, Zoe Hughes participate in Boston Research Advisory Group and have their finding featured in Boston Globe

June 27th, 2016 in 2016, Bruce Anderson, Duncan FitzGerald, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, Jun-16, News, Pub-16, Publications, Researchers

Duncan FitzGerald

Duncan FitzGerald

Bruce Anderson

Bruce Anderson

Earth & Environment Professors Duncan FitzGerald and Bruce Anderson and E&E postdoctoral associate Zoe Hughes took part in the writing of a report title Climate Ready Boston that was featured in a news article in the Boston Globe.

The report is the product of work done by the Boston Research Advisory Group that was established in 2015 to develop a consensus on the possible climate changes and sea-level rise that the city of Boston will face during the next century. Anderson, FitzGerald, and Hughes are all part of the advisory group team.

Zoe Hughes

Zoe Hughes

The Boston Globe article “Climate change could be even worse for Boston than previously thought” can be read here.

The full Climate Ready Boston report can be downloaded and read by clicking on this link.

Rick Murray elected to The Oceanography Society Council

April 8th, 2016 in 2016, Apr-16, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, News, Rick Murray

Rick Murray

Rick Murray

Earth & Environment Professor Rick Murray has been elected to the position of Councillor of The Oceanography Society (TOS).

The Council is The Oceanography Society’s governing body and is responsible for directing the affairs and determining the future of the Society. Council members serve three-year terms, and are elected by the general membership of TOS.

 

Nathan Phillips to serve as President-Elect, President of Council of Environmental Deans and Directors

October 20th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, Nathan Phillips, Oct-15

Nathan Phillips

Nathan Phillips

Earth & Environment Professor Nathan Phillips has been elected as the President-Elect for the Council of Environmental Deans and Directors (CEDD). Phillips will fulfill his role as President-Elect from 2015 to 2017 and will then step in as President from 2017 to 2019.

CEDD is a National Council for Science and the Environment initiative designed to “bring[] together academic leaders to improve the quality and effectiveness of interdisciplinary environmental programs across the nation’s campuses” (“programs“).

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

 

Sergio Fagherazzi joins Ecohydrology Technical Committee

May 5th, 2015 in 2015, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, May-15, Sergio Fagherazzi

Sergio Fagherazzi

Sergio Fagherazzi

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi recently became a member of the Ecohydrology Technical Committee of the Hydrology Section of the American Geophysical Union.

The AGU Ecohydrology Technical Committee’s goal “is to foster a collaborative exchange of ideas and promote the development of our understanding of ecohydrological processes through field experiments, modeling and data analyses” (AGU Ecohydrology). To read more about the mission of the AGU Ecohydrology team, visit their website.

To learn more about the work of Prof. Fagherazzi, check out his profile page, or see if his recent news and publications.

Lucy Hutyra joins Oak Ridge National Labs DAAC User Working Group

November 10th, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, Lucy Hutyra, Nov-14

Lucy Hutyra

Lucy Hutyra

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra has joined the Oak Ridge National Labs DAAC User Working Group (ORNL-DAAC UWG).

The User Working Group is an external advisory group that provide guidance on the assembly of data and model products needed in biogeochemical studies.

The DAAC or Distributed Active Archive Center for Biogeochemical Dynamics is part of NASA’s “Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS) data centers managed by the Earth Science Data and Information System (ESDIS) Project” (“ORNL DAAC“).

To learn more about Prof. Hutyra’s work, check out her profile page or a list of her recent publications.

 

Sergio Fagherazzi appointed to Editorial Board of Advances in Water Resources

October 31st, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, Oct-14, Sergio Fagherazzi

fagherazzi

Sergio Fagherazzi

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the journal Advances in Water Resources.

On the journal’s website, Advances in Water Resources describes itself as “a forum for the presentation of fundamental scientific advances in the understanding of water resources systems.”

To learn about the type of work done by Prof. Fagherazzi, check out his profile page or read his recent publications.

Rick Murray appointed to Governor’s Special Commission on Coastal Erosion

April 3rd, 2014 in 2014, April-14, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, Meeting, News, Rick Murray

Earth & Environment Professor Rick Murray was recently appointed to serve on the Governor’s Special Commission on Coastal Erosion.

Murray is serving in his capacity as a Selectman from the town of Scituate. The first Commission meeting was held March 27, 2014 in Boston.

To learn more about the Coastal Erosion Commission, visit their website.

To learn more about Rick Murray, visit his profile page, or check out his current grants or recent publications.

 

Lucy Hutyra appointed to NEON Urban Design Working Group

March 31st, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, Joining Team/Committee, Lucy Hutyra, March-14

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra has recently been appointed to the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON) Urban Design Working Group.

To learn more about NEON and its working groups, visit the NEON website.

To learn more about the work of Asst. Prof. Lucy Hutyra, visit her profile page, or check out her publications and grants.

Lucy Hutyra and Robert Kennedy selected to serve on Science Steering Group of the North American Carbon Program

February 18th, 2014 in 2014, Faculty, February-14, Joining Team/Committee, Lucy Hutyra, Meeting, Robert Kennedy, Trips

Department of Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra and Assistant Professor Robert Kennedy have been selected to serve on the Science Steering Group of the North American Carbon Program (NACP).

As part of their service, Hutyra and Kennedy will be in Washington DC today and tomorrow, February 18th and 19th, to meet meet with fellow members of the Science Steering Group to discuss issues related to the North American Carbon Cycle.

Working with representatives of the federal agencies that fund and support carbon cycle science, the Science Steering Group meets roughly twice a year to discuss and advance the science and understanding of the North American Carbon Cycle.

To learn more about the work of Assistant Professor Hutyra and Assistant Professor Kennedy, review the publications and grants sections of our website.

 

Pontus Olofsson named to NASA Carbon Monitoring System Science Team

October 17th, 2013 in Joining Team/Committee, News, Uncategorized

Research Assistant Professor Pontus Olofsson was made a member of the NASA Carbon Monitoring System (NASA CMS) program science team together with Josef Kellndorfer of Woods Hole Research Center. This followed a successful proposal to the program awarded July 29, 2013.