Archives for "Geology"
March 2, 2010 8:47 am
The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on what to do, if anything, about the Morse…
November 17, 2009 2:36 pm
More than 100 years later, the Yukon River still bears the evidence of the 1890s Klondike Gold Rush: abandoned cabins, mining equipment, even shoes still scattered along the way. Last summer, two Bates seniors set out to experience this historic episode first-hand. They retraced the fortune hunters’ trail along the Yukon, from Lake Bennett in Canada across Alaska to the Bering Sea — a distance of nearly 2,000 miles, covered by foot and canoe.
September 30, 2009 3:13 pm
Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…
July 1, 2009 10:23 am
In ancient fish bones, archeologist Bruce Bourque and geochemist Beverly Johnson find a contemporary story.
July 1, 2009 8:33 am
Geology and kayaking — but no coasting — for “Dyk’s Armada”
April 1, 2009 10:53 am
When Tom Brennan ’83, senior natural resource manager for Poland Spring bottled water, approaches a Maine community about using their…
March 19, 2009 4:31 pm
In season, Peters and a part-time employee hand-harvest up to 8,000 shellfish weekly from the riverbed acreage that Peters leases from the state. Currently wholesaling through a distributor to restaurants in Boston and elsewhere, Peters will begin retailing in 2009 as Norumbega Oyster Inc. to diversify his clientele and boost revenues.
March 1, 2009 12:25 pm
Dana Oster ’09 had to think big — Atlantic Ocean big — during her geology research on the ever-shifting sands of Seawall Beach, part of the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area along the Maine coast.
February 27, 2009 3:25 pm
Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gives a talk titled “Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.
January 9, 2009 12:00 pm
arly in the 1900s, two manufacturing plants in Arlington, Mass., dumped their chemical waste out back, which polluted a town-owned pond, later filled to create the high school football field.