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Wednesday

September 24, 2014
8:48 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Geneviève Robert, geology

Geneviève Robert, an assistant professor of geology who started at Bates in August, researches the rheology — the factors that influence the flow — of volcanic molten rock.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Geneviève Robert, geology

Friday

May 16, 2014
12:00 pm

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Videographer Sarah Crosby transports you to Cranberry Isles for brief moments of geology, kayaking and camaraderie.

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Tuesday

May 13, 2014
8:34 am

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Described as “a thought-provoking documentary about the folly of shoreline construction in the Hurricane Sandy age,” the film “Shored Up” will be shown on May 19.

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Friday

May 2, 2014
9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Friday

March 21, 2014
8:59 am

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Eusden enters the film as an expert who links the experiential with the geological.

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Thursday

January 30, 2014
2:44 pm

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

“It’s hard to comprehend billions of years,” says geology professor Mike Retelle.

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

Tuesday

December 3, 2013
12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Thursday

August 8, 2013
12:21 pm

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Alexandra Balter ’14 discusses why she chose to spend a cold summer in the Norwegian Arctic.

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Tuesday

July 31, 2012
11:15 am

Roy Farnsworth, professor emeritus of geology, dies at 84

Professor Farnsworth explored creative ways to give his geology students fieldwork experience.

Roy Farnsworth, professor emeritus of geology, dies at 84