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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

Thursday

September 16, 2010
3:01 pm

Daily series: Newton '11 tells of shifting sands and attitudes

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Popham Beach vs. the Morse River

Indeed, while an idealized and immutable Popham Beach looms large in the alumni consciousness, the beach itself has rapidly eroded during the 2000s. These days, only a few feet remain at high tide.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
4:07 pm

Sediment at Seawall Beach

At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler ’09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.

Saturday

March 1, 2008
4:39 pm

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself

Wednesday

April 6, 2005
9:39 am

Bates geologist receives $50,190 for climate-change research

Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.

Saturday

May 5, 2001
1:09 pm

Bates students present work at Geological Society of America conference

Five Bates students presented work last month in Burlington, Vt. at the Geological Society of America’s Northeastern regional conference, attended by nearly 900 geoscientists from New England.