2016

Archive

Res. Prof. Peter Berg Elected ASLO Fellow

Research Professor Peter Berg was elected to the 2016 class of the Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO) Fellows. The ASLO Fellows program honors individuals who have given tirelessly of their time and talents to support ASLO’s mission to advance the sciences of limnology and oceanography. He will be honored during the […]

Fourth Year Samantha Heitsch and the Plight of the Bumblebee

Grad student Sharon Wilson’s new paper: Some Ancient Mars Lakes Came Long After Others

Prof. James Galloway to Participate in “Our Ocean” Conference

EVSC Professor James Galloway will be one of the scenesetters for a session on “Stemming the Tide of Ocean Pollution” at the  “Our Ocean” conference on Friday Sept. 16, 2016 in Washington D.C. Other speakers at the conference include President Barak Obama, Secretary of State John Kerry and a host of  leaders and senior diplomats […]

Graduate Student Publications

From 2014-2015 year: Bhattachan, A., and P. D’Odorico. 2014. Can land use intensification in the Mallee, Australia increase the supply of soluble iron to the Southern Ocean? Scientific Reports 4:6009. doi:10.1038/srep06009. Bhattachan, A., P. D’Odorico, and G.S. Okin. 2015. Biogeochemistry of dust sources in Southern Africa. Journal of Arid Environments 117:18–27. Bijak, A.L., K.J. van […]

Professor James Galloway and Elizabeth Castner helped develop the Bay Footprint Tool to assess your impact on nutrient pollution in the Chesapeake Bay

Prof. Reidenbach and colleagues awarded $1 million research grant from NSF to study neural and cognitive systems in marine organisms as part of the BRAIN Initiative

In-depth review of Professor Vivian Thomson’s 2014 book, Sophisticated Interdependence in Climate Policy, pronounces it “compelling” with “important insights,” “allowing us to call the option offense on climate policy.”

Lapierre, Jeff

My academic career began at Bishop’s University in Quebec, Canada, where I completed a BS in Physics. I then moved to New Mexico Tech, in New Mexico, USA, where I earned my PhD in Physics with a dissertation in Atmospheric Physics and Instrumentation. While at NMT, I probed the mysteries of lightning using multiple instruments […]

Advanced Computing for Earth Sciences workshop/internship application (co-sponsored by ARCS, NASA, and EVSC) due 3/1/2016

Professor Vivian Thomson signs with MIT Press to publish her third book, “Coal Nation: Power, Air Pollution and the Clean Air Act”

Professor Jim Galloway will receive the Thomas Jefferson Award for Conservation from VA Museum of Natural History

News release: Awardees named for 29th annual Thomas Jefferson Awards Virginia Museum of Natural History statewide event to be held March 24 at the historic Wayne Theater in Waynesboro, Virginia   MARTINSVILLE, Va. (January 8, 2016) – The Virginia Museum of Natural History in Martinsville has announced the award recipients for its 29th annual Thomas […]