Archives for "Popham Beach"
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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.

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.