Author Archives: Anne Jefferson

Environmental Earth Science News Roundup #2

More linky goodness from Anne’s Environmental Earth Science class at Kent State University. View the story “Environmental Earth Science in the News Roundup #2″ on Storify

Categories: by Anne, environment, teaching

Environmental Earth Science News Roundup #1

Anne is teaching Environmental Earth Science this fall. Because environmental earth science is pervasive in our lives, it’s also a frequent topic of news coverage. In order to encourage students to pay attention to where environmental earth science pops up … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, environment, teaching

Mountaintop removal mining: what it looks like and what it does to Appalachian streams

This semester I’m teaching Environmental Earth Science to a fantastic group of students at Kent State. In tomorrow’s class about fossil fuels, we’ll be talking about coal formation, use, and environmental consequences. A big one I think they should be … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, environment, hydrology, society, teaching

10 years of scientific career evolution: from springs to stormwater, student to teacher

This summer, I’m involved with a super-cool Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program focused on aquatic-terrestrial linkages in urban impacted ecosystems. Undergraduate students come to Kent State for 10 weeks to design, undertake, and present a mentored, independent research project, … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, fieldwork, hydrology

Mammals March Madness and slight silliness from your bloggers

It’s time for Mammals March Madness, the tournament in which animals battle for supremacy based on their physiology and behavior, with a little bit of luck thrown in just as you would want in any competition. Note: This is a … Continue reading

Categories: bloggery, fossils, general science