Stories about "Mike Retelle"
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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.

Professor of Geology Mike Retelle's research in the Arctic looks at glacial and sea level history, as well as records of climate change preserved lake sediments. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

Thursday, January 30, 2014 2:44 pm

"It's hard to comprehend billions of years," says geology professor Mike Retelle.

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

Thursday, September 16, 2010 3:01 pm

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students...

Popham Beach vs. the Morse River

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

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.

Sediment at Seawall Beach

Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:07 pm

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.

Harward Center awards Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 10:03 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has awarded three Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants to Bates faculty members, the first of two rounds of awards for 2007-08. These "PEAP" grants are designed to offer faculty and staff significant support for publicly engaged teaching, research, cultural and other community projects. In the current round, three faculty-led projects received grants totaling $11,223.

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Saturday, March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

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

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

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:39 am

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.

Bates students present work at Geological Society of America conference

Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:09 pm

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.