Author Archives: Anne Jefferson

One year ago yesterday: volcanoes and fossils and elephant seals, oh my!

Our last day in Antarctica was filled with a few of my favorite things, and I wished at our last two stops, as I had at many, that we had lots more time to explore and soak in the scenic … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Anne, fossils, geology, ice and glaciers, outcrops, volcanoes

One year ago today: Christmas in Antarctica with the Americans and Brits

There aren’t many things that sound less festive than sitting through a PowerPoint presentation from the National Science Foundation, but after GeoKid celebrated Santa being able to find her even at 60-odd degrees south, that’s what we found ourselves doing … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Anne, field gear, ice and glaciers

One year ago today: Into the icy Weddell Sea and Antarctic Sound

One year ago today was a day of icy splendor, with plenty of penguins too. We’ve already shown you some of our photos from this portion of the trip, in our explainer on ice in a multitude of forms. Here’s … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Anne, ice and glaciers, volcanoes

Environmental Earth Science in the News Roundup #6

As the semester winds down, the relevance of Environmental Earth Science to topics in the news keeps going strong. Thanks to the students for finding these great connections. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, environment, society, teaching

Water Infrastructure and Rebounding Cities: Notes from the 2nd Annual Kent State Water Symposium

A synopsis of the day at Kent State University’s 2014 Water Symposium, October 31st. This second annual event features a mix of Kent State and national speakers targeting water issues of importance to our region and beyond. Continue reading

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