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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Mass Spectrometry Lab Interactive Tour

The department’s newly renovated mass spectrometry facility, along with Professor's Ethan Baxter and Corinne Wong, are featured in an interactive 360° video published by Boston College Magazine.

Jeremy Shakun

Research for Change

BC paleoclimatologist and Assistant Professor Jeremy Shakun was among faculty presenters at Advancing Research and Scholarship Day that focused on the environment and society.

Jeremy Shakun

Greenland's Glacial Pace: From ancient sands, scientists assemble the first extensive climatological account of the Greenland ice sheet

Assistant Professor Jeremy Shakun is co-author of a new report in the December 8 edition of the journal Nature. The report offers a first detailed climatological history, dating back 7.5 million years, of the Greenland ice sheet.

Recent Publications

Collins, M.J.Snyder, N.P., Boardman, G., Banks, W.S.L., Andrews, M., Baker, M.E., Conlon, M., Gellis, A., McClain, S., Miller, A., and Wilcock, P., 2017, Channel response to sediment release: insights from a paired analysis of dam removalEarth Surface Processes and Landforms, doi: 10.1002/esp.4108.

Hopkins, A.J.*, and Snyder, N.P., 2016, Performanceevaluation of three DEM-based fluvial terrace mapping methodsEarth Surface Processes and Landforms, v. 41, n. 8, p. 1144-1152, doi: 10.1002/esp.3922.


Waldman, J., Wilson, K.A., Mather, M., and Snyder, N.P., 2016, A resilience approach can improve anadromous fish restorationFisheries, v. 41, n. 3, p. 116-126, doi: 10.1080/03632415.2015.1134501.

Ebel, J.E., An Enigmatic Little Earthquake Swarm near Searsport, Maine, Seism. Res. Lett., 87, in press, 2016.

Collings, D.A., Savov, I., Maniero, K., Baxter, E., Harvey, J., Dimitrov, I. 2016. Late Cretaceous UHP metamorphism recorded in kyanite-garnet schists from the Central Rhodope Mountains, Bulgaria. Lithos, 246-247, p. 165-181 

Strother, P.K. 2016. Systematics and evolutionary significance of some new cryptospores from the Cambrian of eastern Tennessee, USA. Review of Palæobotany and Palynology 227: 28-41. doi:10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.10.006






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