Stories about "Geology"
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Picture story: Short Term geology trek out West finds getting there is half the reward

Friday, July 22, 2016 10:42 am

Jake Atwood ’19 saw pictures of what his first Short Term might look like. He thought, “This is exactly what I came to Bates to do.”

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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.

With the drill press that she uses to take cores from slabs of glass in the background, Paige Guevarra '18 of Brooklyn, N.Y., is shown in Genevieve Robert's geology lab. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Paige Guevarra ’18 gets to the heart of glass as geology assistant

Friday, August 21, 2015 8:15 am

Here’s what it is like to spend the summer as a funded research assistant in a Bates geology lab.

From left, seniors Minh-Tam Pham and Kathleen Morrill look on as their adviser, biology professor Larissa Williams, scans protein molecules with Bates' new confocal microscope. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

Thursday, January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

Bates College is now home to a state-of-the-art confocal microscope, only the second of its kind in the state, that professors call a "game-changer" for student learning and faculty research.

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.

Geneviève Robert, assistant professor of geology. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Geneviève Robert, geology

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 8:48 am

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.

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

Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

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

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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.

Students and faculty, including geology professor Bev Johnson, install research equipment on the Sprague Marsh at Bates-Morse Mountain on April 22, 2014. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Friday, May 2, 2014 9:00 am

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

During a field trip to Cliff Island, Professor of Geology Dykstra Eusden '80 teaches students how to identify and measure different rock formations in order to create a map in ArcGIS, a mapping and spacial analysis tool. (Judson Peck '11)
New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:59 am

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

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