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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

Curtis Woodcock, Pontus Olofsson, Chris Holden attend GFOI R&D Expert Workshop

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 10th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor and Chair Curtis Woodcock, Research Assistant Professor Pontus Olofsson, and graduate student Chris Holden are at Woods Hole Research Center this... More

Wally Fulweiler’s “The Immortal Life of Nitrogen” lecture available online

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 10th, 2014

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler's recent New England Aquarium lecture titled "The Immortal Life of Nitrogen" is now available online. It can be accessed... More

Esther Raymond to present at IRIS Workshop in Oregon

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 9th, 2014

Earth & Environment graduate student Esther Raymond will be in Sunriver, Oregon this week, June 7th through the 11th, to attend the 2014 Incorporated Research... More

Remote Sensing Research Scientist Bradley J. Thompson’s latest article published by Earth & Planetary Science Letters

By Frederick George III
June 6th, 2014

Senior Research Scientist at Boston University's Center for Remote Sensing, Dr. Bradley J. Thompson, has a new article published by Earth & Planetary Science Letters. His... More

PhD Student Jian Bi and Prof. Myneni coauthor article in Nature

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 2nd, 2014

Earth & Environment PhD student Jian Bi and Professor Ranga Myneni coauthored an article in the journal Nature. The article is titled "Contribution of semi-arid ecosystems... More

Reminder: Wally Fulweiler’s talk tomorrow at New England Aquarium at 7:00 pm

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
June 2nd, 2014

Associate Professor Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler will be at the New England Aquarium tomorrow, Tuesday June 3rd, at 7:00 pm to give a lecture on "The... More

Eli Melaas to defend dissertation this Thursday at 2:00 in CAS 132

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 30th, 2014

Earth & Environment Ph.D. Candidate Eli Melaas will be defending his doctoral dissertation this Thursday, June 5th, 2014, at 2:00 pm in CAS 132. Eli's dissertation... More

Wally Fulweiler attends, chairs session at Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 29th, 2014

Last week, Earth & Environment Associate Professor Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler was in Portland Oregon attending the Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting 2014. The meetings held May 18th... More

Wally Fulweiler to give public talk at New England Aquarium Tuesday June 3rd

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 29th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler will be at the New England Aquarium this coming Tuesday June 3rd, 2014 to give a talk on... More

Ph.D. Student Margaret Hendrick awarded 2013 EPA STAR Fellowship

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 28th, 2014

Current Ph.D. student Margaret Hendrick has recently been awarded the 2013 EPA STAR fellowship. Hendrick is advised by Professor Nathan Phillips. Her interests include global change, More

Wally Fulweiler, former student publish paper in Frontiers in Plant Science

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 28th, 2014

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler has published a new paper in the journal Frontiers in Plant Science. The article, "Silica uptake by Spartina--evidence of multiple... More

Sergio Fagherazzi gives talk at WHOI

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
May 27th, 2014

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi was at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute this past Friday, May 23, 2014, to give a talk. Fagherazzi's primary research... More