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Archive for June, 2010

Professor Kittredge receives Governor’s Appointment

Posted: June 22nd, 2010

David Kittredge, faculty member in the Department of Natural Resources Conservation, was appointed on 2 June by Governor Deval Patrick to the state’s Commission on Financing Forest Conservation. This commission was created by legislation to study innovative methods for funding the conservation of forested wildlands and woodlands in the Commonwealth. Roughly 70% of all the […]

Professors Griffin, Schweik and Danylchuk Create Mobile ‘App’ to Aid in Gulf Crisis

Posted: June 17th, 2010

UMass-created 'app' takes aim at oil by Kristin Palpini – GazetteNET AMHERST – University of Massachusetts professors hope a new smartphone application they've created will give regular people the tools to help clean up the oil-soaked Gulf coast. Relying on everyday technology, the app known as MoGo, which is short for Mobile Gulf Observatory, allows […]