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Sam Tuttle, Guido Salvucci publish in Science

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 20th, 2016

Former Earth & Environment PhD candidate Sam Tuttle and Professor Guido Salvucci recently published part of Tuttle's dissertation in Science. The article, "Empirical evidence of contrasting soil moisture-percipitation... More

Eric Bullock, Taejin Park, Alexey Shiklomanov awarded NASA ESSF Fellowships

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 19th, 2016

Three Earth & Environment PhD candidates are among the winners of this year's NASA Earth and Space Science (NESSF) Fellowship Program:   Eric Bullock was awarded the... More

Duncan FitzGerald, former graduate student Chris Hein publish papers

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 10th, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Duncan FitzGerald and his former graduate student, and now Assistant Professor at William and Mary, Chris Hein have published two new papers... More

Jon Wang coauthors new paper published in PNAS

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 10th, 2016

Earth & Environment graduate student Jon Wang has coauthored a new paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The paper "Predicting the evolutionary... More

PhD Graduate Jian Bi and Prof. Myneni publish a paper in Remote Sensing

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 10th, 2016

2015 PhD graduate Jian Bi and Earth & Environment Prof. Myneni recently published an article "Amazon Forests' Response to Droughts: A Perspective from the MAIAC... More

Rachel Abercrombie, Kasey Aderhold publish paper

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 9th, 2016

Earth & Environment Research Associate Professor Rachel Abercrombie and recent E&E PhD recipient Dr. Kasey Aderhold (now with IRIS) have published a new  paper in Journal... More

Mike Dietze holds Pecan Project workshop this week

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 9th, 2016

The PEcAn Project, headed by Associate Professor Mike Dietze, will be holding a workshop this week from May 9th -11th on Terrestrial Model Informatics. Starting in... More

Duncan FitzGerald, ES 142 students visit Cape Cod

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 4th, 2016

Each year, Earth & Environment Professor Duncan Fitzgerald and his ES 142 Beaches and Shoreline students take an annual trip to Cape Cod. This year's trip... More

Former Visiting Scholar Dr. Zhu and Prof. Myneni coauthor article in Nature Climate Change

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 28th, 2016

An article titled "Greening of the Earth and its Drivers" has been published on April 25th 2016 reporting carbon dioxide as the major reason for... More

Sergio Fagherazzi gives invited talk at Jet Propulsion Lab

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 27th, 2016

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi is giving an invited talk at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory on Thursday April 28th. The title of Prof. Fagherazzi's... More

Duncan FitzGerald performs fieldwork in Brazil

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 25th, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Duncan FitzGerald recently traveled to Brazil to study former shoreline processes. The coast of Brazil is an ideal area to study... More

New Research Course Provides Real-World Experience

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 22nd, 2016

By Rick Reibstein Seven students this semester participated in a new directed study course performing research tasks related to climate change for state agencies.  Each week they... More

Rachael Garrett publishes new article

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 21st, 2016

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Rachael Garrett has published a new article in Environmental Research Letters. The article titled "Assessing the potential additionality of certification by the... More

Anne Short Gianotti to participate in “Science by the Pint” tonight

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 20th, 2016

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Anne Short Gianotti will be participating in a "Science by the Pint" outreach event tonight, Wednesday April 20th, 2016, as... More

Bruce Anderson and Dan Gianotti lead study published in Geophysical Research Letters

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 13th, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Bruce Anderson and PhD candidate Dan Gianotti along with collaborators from Georgia Tech and the University of Oklahoma have published a new paper in Geophysical Research... More

Bruce Anderson and Magaly Koch part of new $10 million, 5-year NASA K-12 project

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 12th, 2016

E&E Professor Bruce Anderson and BU Center for Remote Sensing Research Associate Professor Magaly Koch, along with School of Education Professors Peter Garik, Donald Derosa and Evangeline Stefanakis, More

BU-affiliated SEA Semester program wins NSF/NSB award

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 11th, 2016

The Boston University-affiliated Sea Education Association (SEA) has just been awarded the 2016 Public Service Award by the National Science Board (NSB). The NSB is the... More

Rachael Garrett participated in roundtable discussion event

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 8th, 2016

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Rachael Garrett recently participated in a roundtable discussion hosted by the United States Agency for International Development on Cities and... More

Rick Murray elected to The Oceanography Society Council

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 8th, 2016

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... More

Sarah Foster, Wally Fulweiler publish new paper

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 7th, 2016

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Sarah Foster and Associate Professor R. Wally Fulweiler have published a new paper in frontiers in Marine Science. The paper, "Sediment Nitrous... More