Author Archives: Anne Jefferson

GeoKid shows us Antarctica

My parents seem to be too busy to blog about our trip to Antarctica, so today I’m sharing two videos I made on our adventure. In this video, I’m in Ushuaia, Argentina, waiting to head farther south. In this video, … Continue reading

Categories: Antarctica, by Geokid

28 days of #sciwrite: Half way there?

As we check in with our heroes half way through their monthlong writing adventure, we ask them whether the half-way mark for the month means they are half-way through their writing goals. Anne says: Ha! Ha ha ha hahahahaha… No, … Continue reading

Categories: geology

1 week down, 3 to go on 28 days of #sciwrite

A week ago, we invited our readers to join in our challenge of making the short month of February into a productive writing month, but sharing our goals and progress. Our invitation was enthusiastically accepted, and we had 21 people … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, publication

28 days of #sciwrite

Back in November 2011, Anne performed an experiment. Anne wanted to see if being publicly accountable for my writing progress would get me to my goal of a paper submission before AGU. She didn’t quite make it, but that month … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, publication

Augers v. Augurs

These are augers.   This is an augur.   The free dictionary defines augur as follows: n. 1. One of a group of ancient Roman religious officials who foretold events by observing and interpreting signs and omens. 2. A seer or prophet; … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, field gear