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Wally Fulweiler grant awarded funding by NSF

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 10th, 2014

Earth & Environment Associate Professor Robinson "Wally" Fulweiler has just received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a new grant. Fulweiler is PI on... More

William Nardin publishes paper in Nature Geoscience

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 9th, 2014

Earth & Environment Post-doctoral Associate William Nardin has recently been published in the journal Nature Geoscience. Nardin's article, "Optimum vegetation height and density for inorganic sedimentation in... More

Rick Murray’s comments on shark sightings quoted in multiple local sources

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 8th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Rick Murray's recent comments regarding the shark sightings that have occurred in and around the Cape Cod Bay have been published... More

Robert Kaufmann to be featured in Pardee House Seminar, RSVP required by Friday

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 8th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Robert Kaufmann will be participating in a special Pardee House Seminar at noon next Wednesday, September 17th, at the Pardee House... More

Yuri Knjazihhin awarded new NASA grant

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 5th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Yuri Knjazihhin was awarded a new NASA Grant titled “Earth System Data Records of Global Vegetation Index, Fraction of Absorbed PAR, Leaf... More

Lucy Hutyra tenure talk set for Monday at noon in CAS 132

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 5th, 2014

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra will be giving her tenure talk this coming Monday at noon in room CAS 132. The title of Hutyra's... More

Bradley Thomson and Farouk El-Baz publish paper in EOS

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 3rd, 2014

Senior Research Scientist Dr. Bradley Thomson and Director Dr. Farouk El-Baz at Boston University's Center for Remote Sensing have recently published a paper in Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union. The... More

Sergio Fagherazzi receives prestigious Augusto Ghetti Prize

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
September 3rd, 2014

E&E Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi has just received the Augusto Ghetti Prize for Studies on the Venice Lagoon from the Venetian Academy of Arts and... More

Nicoletta Leonardi and Sergio Fagherazzi publish new paper in Geology

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 29th, 2014

Earth & Environment PhD Candidate Nicoletta Leonardi and Associate Professor Sergio Fagherazzi have recently published a paper in the journal Geology. The paper, "How waves shape salt... More

Department welcomes new Masters students

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 29th, 2014

The Department of Earth & Environment and the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies welcomes their new 2014-2015 Masters students.           2014 - 2015 Masters students  From left... More

Department welcomes new PhD students

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 29th, 2014

The Department of Earth & Environment welcomes its new PhD students this morning at a brief orientation held in CAS 132. The students, pictured below, will... More

Farouk El-Baz writes opinion piece for the Boston Herald

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 29th, 2014

Center for Remote Sensing Director Dr. Farouk El-Baz's opinion article "Dire need for Muslims to lead fight vs. fanaticism" was published today in the Boston... More

Michael Dietze publishes seven new articles

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 20th, 2014

Earth & Environment Assistant Professor Michael Dietze has published several new articles over the course of the summer. These articles include: Niu S, Y Luo, M... More

Pontus Olofsson PI on new research grant

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 14th, 2014

Research Assistant Professor Pontus Olofsson has been awarded a two-year research grant from the U.S. Forest Service to prototype a system for monitoring of land cover... More

Lucy Hutyra, Tony Janetos to participate in the first annual Gerald and Deanne Gitner Family CAS Lecture

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 14th, 2014

Two members of the Department of Earth & Environment will be featured in the inaugural Gerald and Deanne Gitner Family CAS Lecture. Assistant Professor Lucy Hutyra... More

Ranga Myneni publishes three new articles

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 14th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Ranga Myneni recently co-authored three new articles: Ciais et al., 2014. Current systematic carbon-cycle observations and the need for implementing a policy-relevant carbon... More

Grad student Taejin Park publishes article in Remote Sensing

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 13th, 2014

Earth & Environment PhD student Taejin Park published an article in the journal Remote Sensing. The article is titled “Application of physically-based slope correction for maximum forest... More

Ranga Myneni awarded new NASA Grant

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 13th, 2014

Earth & Environment Professor Ranga Myneni was awarded a new NASA Grant titled “Global LAI-FPAR Earth System Data Records from Suomi VIIRS to Extend the EOS... More

Kasey Aderhold participates in iMUSH “ultrasound” of Mt. St. Helens

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 8th, 2014

  Getting to know the inner workings of a volcano might seem like a nearly impossible task, but that's exactly what Earth & Environment Ph.D. candidate Kasey... More

Duncan FitzGerald and former grad student to be published in Marine Geology

By Joshua Rhodes Parsons
August 7th, 2014

A new article to be published in Marine Geology features the work of Earth & Environment Professor Duncan FitzGerald and former graduate student Chris Hein. The article, More