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PhD student Chi Chen publishes his first research article

By Matthew Dicintio
May 3rd, 2017

Second year PhD student Chi Chen published his first research article entitled "Prototyping of LAI and FPAR Retrievals from MODIS Multi-Angle Implementation of Atmospheric Correction... More

Lecturer Rick Reibstein named to EPA advisory committee

By Matthew Dicintio
April 27th, 2017

Rick Reibstein, lecturer in Environmental Law and Policy, has been named to the federal advisory committee established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to examine... More

PhD student Yaxiong Ma wins BU Initiative on Cities Urban Research Award

By Matthew Dicintio
April 14th, 2017

Congratulations to Earth & Environment PhD student Yaxiong Ma, recipient of BU's 2017 Initiative on Cities Urban Research Award! Ma is building a VR simulation... More

Former postdoc Alberto Canestrelli heads to University of Florida

By Matthew Dicintio
April 11th, 2017

Alberto Canestrelli, a former a postdoc at BU, has joined the faculty at the University of Florida, Department of Civil and Coastal Engineering, as... More

PhD student Taejin Park and Prof. Myneni co-author article in ERL

By Matthew Dicintio
April 10th, 2017

Taejin Park and Prof. Ranga Myneni contributed to an article recently published in Environmental Research Letters under the title "Was the extreme Northern Hemisphere greening... More

Associate professor Rachael Garrett joins workshops in Virginia and Switzerland

By Matthew Dicintio
April 10th, 2017

Associate Profess Rachael Garrett recently participated in two workshops. INFEWS, the Innovations at the Nexus of Food, Energy, and Water Systems group of the The... More


Boston Students Unite for Climate Action on Wednesday April 12

By Matthew Dicintio
April 10th, 2017

Wednesday, April 12, 7-9pm, Emerson College Bright Screening Room, Paramount Center, 559 Washington St. Boston University Environmental Student Organization (ESO) is partnering up with a non-profit called... More

Coalition for a Public Conversation on Lead

BU professor conducts first public conversation on lead

By Matthew Dicintio
April 7th, 2017

Lecturer on Environmental Law and Policy Rick Reibstein organized a session called "A Public Conversation on Lead" at the April 6 Fair Housing and Civil... More

PhD student Radost Stanimirova attending International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis

By Matthew Dicintio
April 5th, 2017

PhD student Radost Stanimirova has been accepted as a fellow in the Young Scientists Summer Program at the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)... More

Graduating senior Rachel Eckles speaks with Greenovate Boston

By Matthew Dicintio
April 3rd, 2017

Greenovate Boston, Mayor Marty Walsh's initiative to get all Bostonians involved in eliminating the pollution that causes global climate change, recently spoke with Environmental Analysis... More

Earth & Environment and the next generation of women scientists

By Matthew Dicintio
March 30th, 2017

Every week a handful of grad students bring their research projects to life and talk about their passions with elementary school girls. Click on the... More

Student Katelyn Tarrio presents to MA Department of Environmental Protection’s Waste Site Cleanup Advisory Committee

By Matthew Dicintio
March 24th, 2017

On March 23 BU undergraduate student Katelyn Tarrio presented to the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection's Waste Site Cleanup Advisory Committee. There were approximately 50... More

Read the update on Michael Dietze’s tickborne disease research

By Matthew Dicintio
March 23rd, 2017

"To protect personnel on Southeastern military installations from tickborne diseases, a federal program has awarded a five-year, $2.45 million grant to a team of researchers... More

Professor Bruce Anderson speaks about his success with a “flipped” classroom model

By Matthew Dicintio
March 15th, 2017

BU’s Digital Learning & Innovation recently put together a video and news item on the successful transition of GE 310 (Climate and the Environment) from... More

PhD student Angela Rigden interviewed by Fluxnet

By Matthew Dicintio
March 9th, 2017

PhD student Angela Rigden, who studies hydrology with Professor Guido Salvucci, gave a recent interview to Fluxnet, a global network of eddy covariance sites. "From... More

Scientista Symposium for pre-professional women in STEM fields

By Matthew Dicintio
March 2nd, 2017

The Scientista Symposium is a three-day conference that aims to empower pre-professional women to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) by introducing... More

Professor Bruce Anderson speaks with WTBU about Boston’s record-breaking winter

By Matthew Dicintio
March 1st, 2017

Professor Bruce Anderson spoke with WTBU Radio on February 28 about Boston’s recent record-breaking temperatures in the context of global climate change. This wide-ranging interview touched... More

Christine Regalla co-authors paper featured in GSA Today

By Matthew Dicintio
February 28th, 2017

Assistant Professor Christine Regalla and colleagues from the University of Victoria and Western Washington University have published a paper entitled “Quaternary rupture of a crustal... More

from Professor Fagherazzi's 2016 research trip to Vietnam's Mekong Delta

Sergio Fagherazzi named Full Professor

By Matthew Dicintio
February 24th, 2017

Congratulations to Sergio Fagherazzi on his promotion to Full Professor!    

Assistant Professor Christoph Nolte publishes in Ecological Economics

By Matthew Dicintio
February 21st, 2017

Assistant Professor Christoph Nolte has co-authored "Decentralized Land Use Zoning Reduces Large-scale Deforestation in a Major Agricultural Frontier" in Ecological Economics. "Political economic theory and... More