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Pontus Olofsson gives climate change training in Vietnam

By Matthew Dicintio
August 8th, 2017

This summer research associate professor Pontus Olofsson conducted workshops for Vietnam's Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment. The instruction was in support of Vietnam's REED+... More

Paper by professors Cutler Cleveland and Robert Kaufmann highlighted by Energy Policy

By Matthew Dicintio
July 31st, 2017

The editorial team of Energy Policy have highlighted a small selection of recently published papers that encapsulate the journal’s focus on publishing quality original research addressing... More

Research associate professor Pontus Olofsson publishes three articles

By Matthew Dicintio
July 27th, 2017

Pontus Olofsson has recently published three papers in Reference Module in Earth Systems & Environmental Sciences, International Journal of Applied Earth Observation & Geoinformation, and Remote Sensing... More

Diane Thompson attends School of Rock

By Matthew Dicintio
July 13th, 2017

Assistant Professor Diane Thompson has been selected to participate in the International Ocean Discovery Program’s “School of Rock,” transiting between Subic Bay Philippines and Townsville, More

PhD candidate Chloe Anderson attending Urbino Summer School in Paleoclimatology

By Matthew Dicintio
July 11th, 2017

PhD candidate Chloe Anderson has been awarded an NSF scholarship to attend the 14th Urbino Summer School of Paleoclimatology (USSP) in Urbino, Italy. USSP focuses... More

Rachael Garrett and Christoph Nolte co-author article in World Development

By Matthew Dicintio
July 10th, 2017

Assistant professors Rachael Garrett and Christoph Nolte, along with postdoc Jordan Graesser and MA alum Christopher White, have co-authored "The restructuring of South American soy... More

Rachel Abercrombie recognized as AGU Outstanding Reviewer

By Matthew Dicintio
July 6th, 2017

Congratulations to research associate professor Rachel Abercrombie, who has been recognized as one of the American Geophysical Union's 2016 Outstanding Reviewers. "...Peer review is essential... More

Professors Robert Kaufmann and Cutler Cleveland publish on electricity costs and climate change

By Matthew Dicintio
June 16th, 2017

A new study by Karina Véliz (GRS’09,’14), a former E&E graduate student, and Professor Kaufmann suggests that price spikes will be the primary drivers of... More

Prof. Myneni co-authors papers in Nature Climate Change

By Matthew Dicintio
June 12th, 2017

Professor Ranga Myneni has co-authored two papers in Nature Climate Change. One describes how the greening of the Earth, largely due to CO2 fertilization, has also... More

PhD student Radost Stanimirova receives NASA fellowship

By Matthew Dicintio
June 5th, 2017

Third-year PhD student Radost Stanimirova has been awarded a NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship starting in September. Her fellowship application, "Dynamics of Global Rangelands:... More

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

By Matthew Dicintio
May 30th, 2017

NASA Graduate Fellowship recipient and PhD student Taejin Park and Professor Ranga Myneni recently co-authored a paper with their Norwegian colleagues in the journal Science... More

Assistant professor Rachael Garrett publishes in Agricultural Systems

By Matthew Dicintio
May 30th, 2017

Assistant Professor Rachael Garrett has published her latest research in Agricultural Systems. In “Social and Ecological Analysis of Commercial Integrated Crop Livestock Systems: Current Knowledge... More

Research associate professor Pontus Olofsson interviewed by Science Magazine about potential consequences of President’s 2018 budget for NASA CMS and SilvaCarbon activities

By Matthew Dicintio
May 24th, 2017

Earth & Environment Research Associate Professor Pontus Olofsson recently spoke to Science Magazine about the potential impact of President Trump's 2018 budget proposals. Of carbon... More

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New book by associate professor Michael Dietze now available

By Matthew Dicintio
May 17th, 2017

Associate Professor Michael Dietze has published Ecological Forecasting through Princeton University Press. "Dietze shows us how to approach forecasting using models based on large datasets... More

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Research assistant professor Alyssa Novak and colleagues receive EPA award

By Matthew Dicintio
May 11th, 2017

The Great Marsh Resiliency Partnership received the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Merit Award in a ceremony on May 3rd at Faneuil Hall in Boston for... More

Congratulations to graduate coordinator Alissa Beideck!

By Matthew Dicintio
May 10th, 2017

This April, academic administrators in CAS and GRS were recognized with a luncheon for all their invaluable work and service to their students, their departments, More

PhD grad Kira Sullivan-Wiley and assistant professor Anne Short Gianotti coauthor paper in World Development

By Matthew Dicintio
May 5th, 2017

Recent Earth & Environment PhD graduate Kira Sullivan-Wiley and Assistant Professor Anne Short Gianotti have co-authored a paper in World Development. The paper, “Risk Perception in... More

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Senior Yaofeng Gu tests new urban climate models

By Matthew Dicintio
May 5th, 2017

Working through the Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program, Yaofeng Gu (CAS’17) and assistant professor Dan Li are testing a new climate model that incorporates urban areas. More

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