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Duncan FitzGerald and research group receive new grant

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 14th, 2015

Earth & Environment Professor Duncan FitzGerald and his research team have been awarded a new grant from the Department of Interior and additional funding from... More

Lucy Hutyra gives seminar at Oak Ridge

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 13th, 2015

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Lucy Hutyra will be in Tennessee this week to give a seminar at the US Department of Energy's Oak Ridge... More

Alan Strahler receives NSF grant for a Research Coordination Network to advance applications of terrestrial laser scanning for vegetation study

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 11th, 2015

Prof. Alan Strahler has been awarded funding from the National Science Foundation for a project entitled "RCN-IDBR: Coordinating the Development of Terrestrial Lidar Scanning for Forest Carbon... More

Sergio Fagherazzi gives seminar at Rutgers

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 8th, 2015

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi will be in New Jersey on Monday to give a lecture at the Deaprtment of Marine and Coastal... More

Kira Sullivan-Wiley, Andrew Trlica named 2015 Pardee Summer Fellows

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 7th, 2015

Earth & Environment Phd Candidates in Geography Kira Sullivan-Wiley and Andrew Trlica have been named 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows. The Pardee Summer Fellows program allows... More

Sergio Fagherazzi joins Ecohydrology Technical Committee

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 5th, 2015

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... More

E&E Undergrad Emily Korman Senior Thesis talk Today at 3:30 in CAS 132

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 30th, 2015

Earth & Environment Environmental Analysis & Policy major Emily Korman will be presenting her senior thesis research on "Political Ecology: the Reality of Boston's Gas... More

E&E undergrad Victoria Dearborn senior thesis presentation today at 4pm in 132

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 27th, 2015

Earth & Environment Environmental Science senior Victoria Dearborn will be presenting her senior thesis research on "Carbon Dynamics of Urban Street Trees" this afternoon, Monday April 27th, at 4... More

Pam Templer, Bruce Anderson and Anthony Fusco Publish Paper in Ecology

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 23rd, 2015

Biology Associate Professor Pam Templer and Earth & Environment Professor Bruce Anderson and PhD Candidate Toby Fusco along with collaborators from Cornell University, UC Berkeley, Syracuse... More

E&E grad students present at NEERS Spring meeting

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 23rd, 2015

            Last Friday, Earth & Environment students presented research at the New England Estuarine Research Society (NEERS) Spring Meeting. PhD Candidate in Earth Science Sarahbeth Buckley presented... More

Research by Conor Gately, Lucy Hutyra, and Ian Sue Wing featured on BUToday

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 21st, 2015

Recent research by Earth & Environment PhD candidate Conor Gately, Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra, and Associate Professor Ian Sue Wing has been featured in a... More

Cutler Cleveland featured in new article on environmental impact of states

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 21st, 2015

Earth & Environment Professor Cutler Cleveland has been featured in a new article on WalletHub that outlines WalletHub's recent look at "2015's Most & Least Eco-Friendly States." In... More

Duncan FitzGerald gives invited lecture in Brazil

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 16th, 2015

Professor Duncan FitzGerald and his former student Chris Hein (faculty at Virginia Institute of Marine Science [VIMS]) gave invited lectures at UNIVALI in Itajai, Santa... More

Lucy Hutyra awarded Templeton Award

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 15th, 2015

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra has been awarded a 2015 Templeton Award for Excellence in Student Advising. The Templeton Award is given each year to... More

Wally Fulweiler featured in BU Today article

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 14th, 2015

Associate Professor R. Wally Fulweiler has been featured in a new article published in BU Today. The article, "Truths and Half-truths," examines the difficulties surrounding communicating scientific... More

Undergraduate Patricia Zundritsch Thesis Defense, Monday at 10am

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 10th, 2015

Earth & Environment undergraduate Patricia Zundritsch will be holding her thesis defense this coming Monday April 13th, 2015 at 10 am in room CAS 116. Zundritsch's thesis... More

Research by Conor Gately, Lucy Hutyra, and Ian Sue Wing featured in multiple news articles

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 9th, 2015

Research by PhD candidate Conor Gately, Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra, and Associate Professor Ian Sue Wing recently published in PNAS has been featured in multiple... More

Bruce Anderson leads international study on terrestrial precipitation

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 8th, 2015

Professor Bruce Anderson along with collaborators from the University of Reading, the University of Queensland, UCLA and Rutgers, published a new paper in Geophysical Research Letters. More

Conor Gately, Lucy Hutyra, and Ian Sue Wing publish paper in PNAS

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 7th, 2015

Earth & Environment PhD Candidate Conor Gately, Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra, and Associate Professor Ian Sue Wing have published a new paper in the Proceedings... More

Lucy Hutyra gives seminar in Utah

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 6th, 2015

Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra will be in Utah this week to give a seminar at the Global Change and Sustainability Center at the University of... More