Welcome to the Williams Marine Environmental Change (MEC) Lab at the Claremont Colleges! I run a student-centric research program with external funding from the National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and National Geographic Society. In my research, we develop and interpret records of environmental variability in our oceans from the tropics to the … More

NEWS Spring 2019

4/6/19 Undergraduate students Kelly Watanabe, Emma Choy, Maddy Blumer, and Annie Cohen present results at the West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference. 3/28/19 We’ve published our crustose coralline algae seawater pH-d11B calibration in GCA: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S001670371930153X?via%3Dihub. Congrats to Eleni Anagnostou for lead-authoring this work (www.geomar.de/en/staff/fb1/po-z/eanagnostou/ ) 3/11/19 Branwen is attending the Polar Marine Science Gordon … More NEWS Spring 2019

NEWS Winter 2018

12/5/18 We’re presenting at AGU in Washington, DC next week. Come see Branwen’s talk on Tuesday December 11th at 13:40 in the session PP23B: High-Resolution Marine and Terrestrial Proxies: Bridging the Anthropocene to the Holocene and Beyond I.   We’re also presenting a poster on Thursday December 13th in the afternoon in the session C43D: New … More NEWS Winter 2018

NEWS Fall 2017:

10/24/17 Our work on the stable isotopic composition of specific compounds in deep-sea corals is out: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0016703717306373!  Congrats to our former postdoc Kelton McMahon – now at URI (web.uri.edu/gso/kelton-mcmahon/) – for leading this study. 8/23/17 Come work in sunny California. The Keck Science Department and Pomona Colleges of the Claremont Colleges are hiring an instrument … More NEWS Fall 2017: