Category Archives: by Anne

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

Now you see it, now you don’t: the disappearing and reappearing waters of the River Manifold

We’re just back from a couple of weeks in the UK, which included a week exploring the scenic Peak District in northern England. Interesting geological features abounded from day one, when we took a hike along part of the very … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geology, hydrology, photos

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

Scenic Saturday: Frozen waterfall, end of winter

It’s been so cold, the geodog has been a bit shortchanged on long walks this winter. But we might finally be seeing a break in the weather and we took advantage of it for an end-of-day stroll along the Cuyahoga … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geology, ice and glaciers, photos