Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences
Noah Snyder is a geomorphologist who studies the response of rivers to changes in land-use, climate and tectonics. He is an Associate Professor in the Earth and Environmental Sciences Department and Director of the Environmental Studies Program at Boston College. He received his Ph.D from MIT in 2001, and conducted postdoctoral research for the US Geological Survey in northern California. Since arriving at Boston College in 2004, his research has focused on rivers and associated land-management issues in New England, publishing in journals such as the Geological Society of America Bulletin, Eos, Water Resources Research, and Geomorphology.