Category Archives: fieldwork

Fieldwork should be safe and welcoming for all. Currently, it’s not.

How prevalent is sexual harassment and assault during fieldwork? A paper in PLOS One that grapples with this question is getting some justified attention in the press and online at the moment, and the answer is of concern to anyone … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, fieldwork

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

The wrong conditions for a stream tracer injection

Leaving behind Ohio and the high waters from Sandy, I ventured south in early November for the Geological Society of America meeting in my former home of Charlotte, North Carolina. The meeting was busy and wonderful, and far too packed … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork

Scenic Saturday: a good place to map

As part of Earth Science Week, yesterday was geologic map day – a celebration of the importance of maps in geology. This had me waxing nostalgic about the weeks I spent teaching mapping in the Cantabrians of northwest Spain, before … Continue reading

Categories: fieldwork, geology, photos

Scenic Saturday: The Temple

Right now I have a graduate student working on a project to understand the effects of stream restoration in altering patterns of groundwater-stream exchange. She’s working in four stream reaches with varying restoration patterns and watershed land uses. In one … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, geomorphology, hydrology, photos