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  • Non-Stop Flight

    International team documents amazing migratory feat

    For more than 50 years, scientists had tantalizing clues suggesting that a tiny, boreal forest songbird known as the blackpoll warbler departs each fall from New England and eastern Canada to migrate... More

  • Landscapes of Change

    Designing Sustainable Landscapes in Partnership with Stakeholders

    With the inevitability of climate change and an evolving public perspective on its severity, it is reassuring to see scientists providing critical information to aid decision makers. Usually there... More

  • Finding Faults

    Improving understanding of earthquakes hazards

    Geologists have long been uncertain about the factors that govern how new faults grow. In new modeling and analyses of fault geometry in the Earth’s crust, UMass Amherst geoscientist Michele Cooke... More

  • Brook Trout

    Managing natural resources in the face of climate change

    As a Graduate Fellow with the Northeast Climate Science Center (NECSC) based at UMass Amherst, Paul Damkot and his colleagues are on the forefront of working to understand the critical threats and... More