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Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
$165,000 grant funds Bates study of tree structure and drought response

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:35 pm

It's plain that a tree without water will die. What's not so clear is what happens inside a thirsty tree while it's still alive.

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Slideshow: Balmy Bates in December prompts the question, what’s up?

Thursday, December 17, 2015 4:18 pm

Photographs show a snowbound Bates two years ago and a verdant campus now. Is it time to say hello to El Nino?

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‘Standup economist’ brings light touch to climate policy

Monday, October 12, 2015 2:21 pm

Bates College presents "standup economist" Yoram Bauman with a presentation called "Comedy, Economics, and Climate Change" on Oct. 13.

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

Thursday, October 1, 2015 12:21 pm

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.

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Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Friday, August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

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Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Tuesday, June 23, 2015 4:24 pm

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

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2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Monday, November 17, 2014 11:00 am

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College's annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

Professors Michael Retelle, at left, and William Ambrose on the island of Ingøya, Norway. (© Randall Hyman)
Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

Monday, October 27, 2014 1:31 pm

An oceanographer and a geologist at Bates have received a National Science Foundation grant to create a 1,000-year record of changing sea and climate conditions in the Norwegian Arctic.

Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:51 am

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

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

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 8:34 am

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.

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