The Department of Earth and Climate Sciences provides our students with an education in both the science of Geology as well as more general skills in scientific reasoning and expression.
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Welcome to our three new full-time faculty joining us this year –
Athena Eyster, Dylan Vasey, and Rebecca Jackson – as well as our part-time lecturer for 2023-24, Jahandar Ramezani!
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Department of Earth and Climate Sciences News
Sea-level rise data suggest some islands in Micronesia were possibly settled much earlier than supposed.
Tufts Professor Jack Ridge explains what happened when the last ice sheets retreated and what’s going on now with the rapid retreat of glaciers around the world.
Paleontologist Noel Heim helps make the case for a Jurassic-era reptile that once roamed what is now Massachusetts.
Andrew Kemp, assistant professor, Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, is among the experts quoted in this piece about the risks to buildings along the New York and New Jersey coastline including erosion and rising sea-levels.
Noel Heim, lecturer in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences, is consulting with Mass. State Rep. Jack Lewis on a bill to designate a state dinosaur