Category Archives: fieldwork

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

Scenic Saturday: The pretty side of stream restoration

Some days, working in restored urban streams is quite enjoyable. The picture below is one of our field sites for a multi-year study of the downstream effects of stormwater management. This is Edwards Branch, and it is one of the … Continue reading

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

Scenic Saturday: Year End Reflections

The last day of the year saw me doing field work in my very favorite spot in North Carolina, a short drive from Charlotte which takes me to a place that feels worlds away. I was collecting the final dataset … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, photos