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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

Jian Bi (PhD 2015) Awarded NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 6th, 2016

Jian Bi, a PhD graduate of our department, was recently awarded a NASA Postdoctoral Fellowship. He will be located at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography with... More

Emily Chua awarded doctoral scholarships

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 5th, 2016

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Emily Chua was recently award a Natural Science and Engineering Research Council doctoral scholarship from the Canadian government. Chua is a... More

Prof. Ranga Myneni’s group members coauthor two articles

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
April 1st, 2016

Former visiting scholar Zaichun Zhu and Earth & Environment Prof. Ranga Myneni are coauthors on two recent articles. Yan et al., 2016. Assessing spatiotemporal variation of drought... More

Rachael Garrett publishes new article in PNAS

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 31st, 2016

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Rachael Garrett has published a new article in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science. The article titled "Land-use policies... More

Margaret Hendrick publishes new article in Environmental Pollution

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 30th, 2016

Earth & Environment graduate student Margaret Hendrick is the lead author on a new article published in Environmental Pollution.  The article is titled "Fugitive methane emissions... More

Alyssa Novak, Duncan FitzGerald perform fieldwork on Great Marsh

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 24th, 2016

As early spring uncovers winter’s impact on the Great Marsh in northern Massachusetts, Alyssa Novak and Duncan FitzGerald began monitoring stations throughout Essex, Ipswich, Rowley, More

Ann Dunlea awarded postdoc at WHOI

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 23rd, 2016

Earth & Environment PhD candidate Ann Dunlea, who is finishing her dissertation working with Professor Rick Murray’s group, was just awarded an institutional post-doctoral position... More

Mike Dietze project called “World’s Most Urgent Science Project”

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 22nd, 2016

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Mike Dietze and his work on the Paleon Project have been featured in a new article published in The Atlantic. The article... More

Josh Gray wins NASA New Investigator Award

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 9th, 2016

Earth and Environment Research Assistant Professor Josh Gray has been awarded a NASA New Investigator Award for his proposal titled "Water, Climate, and Food in... More

Jackie Matthes, Mike Dietze publish new paper

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 4th, 2016

Former Earth & Environment Post-doctoral Associate Jackie Matthes and her post-doctoral advisor Associate Professor Mike Dietze have published a new paper in the Journal of Geophysical Research... More

Nathan Phillips featured in WBUR radio segment

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 3rd, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Nathan Phillips has been featured in a new segment featured on WBUR radio. The article, "In Mass., Many Small Gas leaks Add Up To Big... More

Sergio Fagherazzi coauthors Nature Climate Change cover paper

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 2nd, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Sergio Fagherazzi's new coauthor paper, "Overestimation of marsh vulnerability to sea level rise," is featured on the cover of the current... More

Suchi Gopal to give talk at MIT today

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
March 1st, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Suchi Gopal will be at MIT today to give a talk on "GIS and Spatial Analysis for Delivery and Optimization of... More

Josh Gray accepts tenure track faculty position at NC State

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
February 10th, 2016

Earth & Environment Research Assistant Professor Josh Gray has just accepted a tenure-track faculty position at the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources and Center... More

Bruce Anderson wins prestigious American Meteorological Society Editor’s Award

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
February 9th, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Bruce Anderson received the American Meteorological Society’s 2016 Editor’s Award from the Journal of Climate.  This award was given for his... More

Josh Gray, Mark Friedl grant funded

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
February 8th, 2016

  Earth & Environment Research Assistant Professor Josh Gray and Professor Mark Friedl have been awarded funding from NASA. The three year long grant will create... More

Nathan Phillips featured in pair of articles on methane leaks

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
February 4th, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Nathan Phillips has been quoted in a pair of articles that are focused on the current methane leaks in California. The first... More

Suchi Gopal featured in BU Annual Report

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
February 4th, 2016

Earth & Environment Professor Suchi Gopal and her research have been featured in Boston University's 2015 Annual Report. Prof. Gopal's work is highlighted in the section of... More

Bruce Anderson and Anthony Janetos Help Lead 2-day Training of Climate Change Officers

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
January 26th, 2016

Earth & Environment Professors Bruce Anderson and Anthony Janetos, along with participants from NOAA, the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers, IFC International and the City... More