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Boston Globe Quotes Professor Nathan Phillips on City Gas Leaks

By Frederick George III
July 17th, 2014

A Boston Globe article this week, "Google Earth captures city's leaky gas pipelines," highlights leaky gas pipes around the city and the technology that is... More

Bruce Anderson co-authors Nature paper refuting widely publicized study of ecological impacts arising from climate change

By Frederick George III
July 16th, 2014

Professor Bruce Anderson, along with many of the lead authors of the IPCC’s 5th Assessment Report, coauthored a comment in the journal Nature. The comment is... More

Amanda Vieillard and Robinson Fulweiler published in Ecology Today

By Frederick George III
July 15th, 2014

Amanda Vieillard, who recently earned her MS with Robinson Fulweiler here at Boston University, was published by the Ecological Society of America. The paper, "Tidal pulsing... More

AGU Luna B. Leopold young scientist awarded to B.U. Alumnus

By Frederick George III
July 11th, 2014

Dr. Giulio Mariotti, Ph.D. ('13) in Earth Sciences from Boston University, was awarded the prestigious AGU Luna B. Leopold young scientist award in Earth and... More

Kira Sullivan-Wiley awarded 2014 Moorman-Simon Civic Fellowship

By Frederick George III
July 9th, 2014

Earth and Environment graduate student Kira Sullivan-Wiley was recently awarded the 2014 Moorman-Simon Civic Fellowship. The Moorman-Simon Civic Fellowship recognizes Ph.D. students whose research and scholarship... More

Dave Marchant appointed HHMI Professorship, featured in BU Today

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
July 1st, 2014

Professor Dave Marchant has been appointed to a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professorship, effective September 1, 2014. The highly competitive appointment, which comes with $1,000,000, is given... More

Dr. Farouk El-Baz mentioned in Houston Space News Examiner

By Frederick George III
July 1st, 2014

June 27, 2014, Examiner.com released an article that can be seen here. In this article Dr. Farouk El-Baz, directer of the Center for Remote Sensing at... More

Earth & Environment research featured in latest edition of Science Magazine

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 30th, 2014

Already featured in multiple local, regional, and national news sources, Earth & Environment research on natural gas leaks in Boston has once again been featured... More

Nora Sullivan set to defend dissertation Friday at 10 am in CAS B36

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 26th, 2014

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Nora Sullivan will be defending her PhD dissertation this Friday June 27th at 10 am in CAS B36. Her dissertation is... More

Ph.D. Candidate Nicolette Leonardi first authors paper in Journal of Sedimentary Research

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 24th, 2014

Earth & Environment graduate student Nicolette Leonardi recently published a first authored paper in the Journal of Sedimentary Research. The article is titled "Modeling Tidal Bedding in Distributary-Mouth... More

Jared Woollacott presents research at conference in Turkey

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 23rd, 2014

Earth & Environment Ph.D. candidate Jared Woollacott will be presenting research this Sunday at the World Congress of Environmental Resource Economists. The conference is being held... More

Valerie Pasquarella’s dissertation research featured in Mass Audubon’s Sanctuary Magazine

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 23rd, 2014

Earth & Environment PhD Candidate Valerie Pasquarella's dissertation research is featured in the Summer 2014 issue of Sanctuary Magazine, the journal of the Massachusetts Audubon Society. More

Lucy Hutyra grant awarded funding

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 13th, 2014

Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra's new grant has been awarded funding from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s Atmospheric Chemistry, Carbon Cycle, and Climate Program... More

Conor Gately gives invited presentation at Global Emissions Initiative (GEIA) Conference in Colorado

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 13th, 2014

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Conor Gately was invited to present at the Global Emissions Initiative (GEIA) Conference in Boulder, Colorado. The conference was held Tuesday... More

Lucy Hutyra and grad student Ha Nguyen paper accepted in Environmental Pollution

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 13th, 2014

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra and graduate student Ha Nguyen have coauthored a paper that is to be published in Environmental Pollution. The paper, "Carbon... More

Pontus Olofsson to teach workshops in Cameroon and Nepal

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 12th, 2014

Earth & Environment Research Assistant Professor Pontus Olofsson has been invited to teach capacity building workshops on forest monitoring in Cameroon and Nepal in June as... More

Lucy Hutyra to give plenary talk at Urban Environmental Pollution Conference in Toronto

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 12th, 2014

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra will be Toronto, Canada tomorrow, Friday June 13th, to give a plenary talk at the 2014 Urban Environmental... More

Suchi Gopal and her work featured in Virginia Quarterly Review Article

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 11th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Suchi Gopal's work has been featured in a recent article published by the Virginia Quarterly Review. The article, "The Giving Flood,"  by... More

Ranga Myneni named a Highly Cited Researcher by Thomson-Reuters

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 11th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Ranga Myneni was recently selected to the list Highly Cited Researchers 2014 by Thomson-Reuters. In creating the list, Thomson-Reuters collected data on articles... More

Curtis Woodcock PI on new NASA grant

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 10th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor and Chair Curtis Woodcock has just been awarded funding for a new NASA grant. The new grant, "Near real-time monitoring of land... More