Category Archives: fieldwork

A week in the life of a scientist – Anne’s first week of summer

Spring semester 2016 is over! Grades were submitted Saturday night, and my research group was eager to get started with our summer research. Since I’m semi-participating in the #365scienceselfies project, I have some fun documentation of our adventures this week. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, in the lab, photos

Snapshots of the Middle Cuyahoga River on World Water Day

View the story “Snapshots of the Middle Cuyahoga watershed on World Water Day” on Storify

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, hydrology, photos

The case of the disappearing lake

High in the Oregon Cascades, there is a lake attracting quite a bit of attention this summer. That’s because it is disappearing. The disappearing lake, appropriately called Lost Lake, isn’t just disappearing because of the drought that Oregon has been … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, geopuzzling, hydrology, volcanoes

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