Category Archives: environment

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

What I do to make money and make the wet places good for animals and people (using only the ten hundred most used words)

This is a guest post from Alea Tuttle, a former graduate student of Anne’s at UNC Charlotte, who now works in environmental consulting. Alea recently discovered the 10 hundred words of science challenge and was inspired to write her own … Continue reading

Categories: environment, hydrology, public science

After the dam came out: The Cuyahoga River in Kent

We’ve been having one of those perfect spring weeks, where the weather is warm and sunny, the flowers are blooming, and there is nothing more enticing at the end of a workday than to take a nice long wander down … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, environment, geomorphology, hydrology, outcrops, photos

Does Siccar Point need saving?

Don’t panic! Continue reading

Categories: environment, geology, outcrops, society

Air conditioning as a positive climate feedback?

Could our need to cool ourselves increase our need to cool ourselves? Continue reading

Categories: climate science, environment, society