Archives for "Environment"

Thursday

October 29, 2015 2:52 pm

China’s social-media censors quicker than previously thought, Auer’s research reveals

China’s social-media censors quicker than previously thought, Auer’s research reveals

Matt Auer, dean of the faculty and an environmental policy expert, and a colleague made their discovery by looking at censorship related to the film “Under the Dome.”

Thursday

October 1, 2015 12:21 pm

‘Unexpected’ Arctic night life found by Bates biologist Will Ambrose and fellow researchers

‘Unexpected’ Arctic night life found by Bates biologist Will Ambrose and fellow researchers

The Arctic’s long polar night does not slow down the marine ecosystem — a finding that has sobering consequences for how we think about the seasons in this era of climate change.

Monday

July 20, 2015 1:54 pm

Summer Student Work: Kate McNally ’17 was ‘everybody’s student’ on Grand Manan Island

Summer Student Work: Kate McNally ’17 was ‘everybody’s student’ on Grand Manan Island

McNally spent the summer on a Bates-funded Otis Fellowship to record oral histories of the fishing community on Grand Manan Island.

Tuesday

June 23, 2015 4:24 pm

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.

Friday

May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

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.

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Friday

March 21, 2014 8:59 am

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

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.

Friday

March 21, 2014 8:15 am

For Bob Muldoon ’81, the first sign of spring isn’t a bird or bud. It’s a butterfly

For Bob Muldoon ’81, the first sign of spring isn’t a bird or bud. It’s a butterfly

Writing in The Boston Globe, Muldoon describes his personal quest for the first sign of spring.

Thursday

March 13, 2014 10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

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….