Recent Blog Posts
- ERI Funded Projects: Brendon Owczarek working on climatology in Alaska! December 13, 2019
- ERI Funded Projects: Tessa Waters interning at NOAA’s Howard Marine Laboratory in Sandy Hook, NJ! December 11, 2019
- ERI Funded Projects: Parker Bartz designing a portable wind tunnel and researching wind erosion in Mongolia! December 9, 2019
- ERI Funded Projects: Greta Nelson interning at a Shellfish Hatchery in Dennis, MA! December 6, 2019
- ERI Funded Projects: Shijie Guo using ‘geomasking’ for environmental health studies at Dartmouth! December 4, 2019
Category Archives: news
Widespread Warmth Envelops Greenland
In the month of April, Greenland surface temperatures were much warmer than long-term averages–sometimes by as much as 20ºC. This temperature anomaly was observed by NASA’s MODIS equipment. Of particular concern are the high temperatures in the interior of the … Continue reading
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Now that spring has finally arrived in the northeast, it’s time to think about the growing season–and about the pollinators that many of our plants are dependent upon: bees, butterflies, and bats, to name a few. However, these pollinators are … Continue reading
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Funding available. Submit!
Now is the time to consider applying for summer funding from the ERI. Student and faculty funding applications are normally due the Monday after Spring Break. For details, see the Funding page on this site. We will also be accepting … Continue reading
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NASA climate visualization
Among the great climate visualizations produced by NASA lately, this is a good one. 2015 was the hottest year on record, despite local cooling in Washington Press release is here, with more info
Mapping sea level change for US cities
A new PNAS paper is reporting on sea level rise with climate change. The maps that show the data are very good visualizations. Enter the name of your favorite coastal city to see changes.
Sustainable Development Goals UNDP
The UN’s Sustainable Development Goals for 2030 were recently released. These update the Millenium Development Goals, which demonstrated a number of successes (and also unachieved aims) in the 15 years of that program. Here are some comments on how to achieve … Continue reading
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Climate targets and MIT’s letter on divestment
We’re surrounded by updates on climate policy and strategy this fall, as we head toward Paris climate negotiations. Here is a good assessment of how national pledges stack up so far. On the same topic but more exciting, here’s MIT’s … Continue reading
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