Earth and Oceanographic Science
Phil Camill is part of a research team looking to unearth crucial evidence that could help us understand how fast climate change could progress in the future. The clues could be in the peatlands of northern Canada, formed thousands of years ago.
Sam Brody ’92, director of the Center for Texas Beaches and Shores at Texas A&M University, was part of NBC Nightly News coverage of the flooding in Houston, Texas.
Director of the Maine Mineral & Gem Museum Barbra Barrett said Hussey “inspired all of us to think bigger, to be better and to collect a lot more rocks.”
An iceberg the size of Delaware recently broke away from western Antarctica and is now floating in the ocean. While, without doubt, a major event, said Associate Professor of Earth and Oceanographic Science Peter Lea, it was not unexpected. “The crack in the Larsen C ice shelf had been growing for ten years, so it was a question of when, not if, the break-off, or ‘calving’ as it’s known, would happen.”