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Archive for December, 2015

BCT’s Ben Weil Discusses Ice Dams on Boston.com

Posted: December 28th, 2015
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Posted: 27 Dec 2015 06:15 PM PST Ben Weil, BCT’s extension faculty member in building energy, was called upon recently by Boston.com to discuss the ever-popular winter topic of ice dams. The following article features his very helpful tips for avoiding this common winter nuisance: Ice dam basics: How to prevent them and avoid a lot of […]

Joseph Elkinton Using Predator Flies to Fight Winter Moths

Posted: December 21st, 2015
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  Full Story             http://www.southcoasttoday.com/article/20151217/NEWS/151219505/101061?rssfeed=true

PhD Graduate Fellow, Paul Damkot’s Research on Climate Change’s Affects on Brook Trout Featured

Posted: December 21st, 2015
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Professors Rick Peltier (Public Health) and Charlie Schweik (ECo, CPPA) Receive a Grant to Develop an International Collaboration in the Development and Deployment of Low-cost Air Pollution Sensors

Posted: December 14th, 2015
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This proposal establishes a partnership between six international institutions on four continents to enable a platform for the development of inexpensive, user-configurable air pollution sensors. A particular focus of this application is building a network of solutions well suited for use in the developing world, where pollution levels, and corresponding public health risks, are highest. […]

Katherine Zeller Selected as Switzer Environmental Fellow

Posted: December 9th, 2015
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PhD student, Katherine Zeller  has been selected as a Switzer Environmental Fellow by the Switzer Foundation.  She is one of 22 fellows selected from around the U.S. as “emerging environmental leaders who are pursuing graduate degrees and are dedicated to positive environmental change in their careers.” Over the years, only a few of our ECo grad […]