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 Winter 2018

5/10/18 National Geographic is supporting our work with Thai colleagues on carbon storage in mangroves. 2/23/18 Maine Sea Grant has funded our work to establish historical baselines of seawater chemistry in Gulf of Maine waters. 2/17/18 Branwen presented a short plenary at the 4th OA PI Meeting. Details found here: web.whoi.edu/ocb-oa/. 2/12/18 – 2/16/18 It’s the … 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: