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Mike Dietze delivers keynote at Mass Environmental Education Society

By Matthew Dicintio
March 12th, 2019

Associate Professor Mike Dietze delivered the keynote at the Massachusetts Environmental Education Society annual conference, as he addressed ecological forecasting and its application to citizen... More

Ranga Myneni coauthors article in Nature Communications on emergent constraints

By Matthew Dicintio
February 26th, 2019

Professor Ranga Myneni has coauthored “Earth system models underestimate carbon fixation by plants in the high latitudes” with colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for... More

Yuri Knyazikhin and Ranga Myneni win research projects from NASA’s DSCOVR Program

By Matthew Dicintio
February 26th, 2019

Professors Yuri Knyazkhin and Ranga Myneni’s proposed research projects were recently selected for three-year funding by NASA under their DSCOVR program. Knyazikhin proposed “DSCOVR EPIC... More

Chi Chen and Taejin Park publish widely covered article in Nature Sustainability

By Matthew Dicintio
February 26th, 2019

PhD students Chi Chen and Taejin Park, members of Ranga Myneni and Yuri Knyazikhin’s research group, recently published “China and India lead in greening of... More

Suchi Gopal pens editorial for Department of Transportation

By Matthew Dicintio
February 25th, 2019

Professor Suchi Gopal has written the editorial "The Internet of Things (IoT) for GIS in Transportation" for the newsletter published by the U.S. Department of... More

Cutler Cleveland talks to BU Today about Green New Deal

By Matthew Dicintio
February 22nd, 2019

Professor Cutler Cleveland spoke to BU Today about the Green New Deal unveiled by BU alum Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. “A 10-year window to eliminate all... More

John Fegyverisi ships off to Antarctica

By Matthew Dicintio
February 13th, 2019

Adjunct Assistant Professor John Fegyverisi has joined a West Antarctica ocean drilling expedition as a member of the physical properties team, which takes measurements of... More

Ana Reboredo Segovia

Ana Reboredo Segovia wins grant for land use change research in Colombia

By Matthew Dicintio
February 1st, 2019

Ana Reboredo Segovia, a second-year PhD student working with Christoph Nolte, has received a grant from National Geographic Society's Committee for Research and Exploration. Ana... More

Chi Chen receives presentation award at AGU Fall Meeting

By Matthew Dicintio
February 1st, 2019

PhD candidate Chi Chen has received an Outstanding Student Presentation Award from his presentation at December's AGU Fall Meeting. The work, "Local land surface temperature... More

Cutler Cleveland talks to the Globe about carbon neutrality

By Matthew Dicintio
January 29th, 2019

Professor Cutler Cleveland this week spoke to the Boston Globe about city's aspirations to be carbon neutral within three decades, and the hopes hinge on building... More

Tony Janetos discusses recent climate assessment at summit

By Matthew Dicintio
January 23rd, 2019

Professor and Chair Tony Janetos was recently featured earlier this month at the Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit, an annual event to bring climate... More

Christine Regalla publishes on overriding plates in northwestern U.S. subduction zone

By Matthew Dicintio
January 16th, 2019

Assistant Professor Christine Regalla has published "Ongoing oroclinal bending in the Cascadia forearc and its relation to concave-outboard plate margin geometry" in Geology. In the... More

E&E students head to City Hall

By Matthew Dicintio
December 13th, 2018

On December 12th students in Research for Environmental Agencies & Organizations (GE 532, taught by Rick Reibstein), presented to officials of the city of Boston... More

PhD student Claudia Mazur speaks to Holyoke about sediment-water interface

By Matthew Dicintio
December 11th, 2018

PhD student Claudia Mazur was invited to give a talk as a part of the Fall 2018 Earth Adventure Series hosted by the Department of... More

PhD candidate Emily Chua selected for LOREX Canada initiative

By Matthew Dicintio
December 11th, 2018

PhD candidate Emily Chua has been invited to join the Limnology & Oceanography Research Exchange (LOREX), sponsored by the Association for the Sciences of Limnology &... More

BU earthquake science well represented at AGU

By Matthew Dicintio
December 11th, 2018

Research Assistant Professor Rachel Abercrombie, and Assistant Professor Christine Regalla, and PhD student Emily Schottenfels are attending this month's Fall AGU Meeting to present their... More

Three E&E professors recognized as Highly Cited Researcher

By Matthew Dicintio
December 11th, 2018

Professors Mark Friedl, Ranga Myneni, and Curtis Woodcock have been recently recognized as "Highly Cited Researchers" in the interdisciplinary "Cross Field" category by Clarivate Analytics for... More

Lucy Hutyra and Conor Gately urge cities to show climate progress with data

By Matthew Dicintio
December 6th, 2018

At The Conversation US, Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra and Postdoctoral Associate Conor Gately advocate for pollution documentation in urban areas. "Over the last decade, our... More

Jeffrey Geddes publishes on geostationary observations of nitrogen dioxide from space

By Matthew Dicintio
November 30th, 2018

Assistant Professor Jeffrey Geddes has published "Stratosphere-troposphere separation of nitrogen dioxide columns from the TEMPO geostationary satellite instrument" in Atmospheric Measurement Techniques. "Separating the stratospheric... More

Nathan Phillips talks to Free Press about Massachusetts gas leaks

By Matthew Dicintio
November 19th, 2018

In an interview with the BU Daily Free Press, Professor Nathan Phillips described his work leading rehabilitation efforts in the Merrimack Valley, in the... More