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Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences News
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
Faculty members are focused on incorporating racial justice efforts and virtual education tools into their fall classes