Category Archives: fieldwork

Our Highly Allochthonous travels in 2011

As 2011 draws to a close, ’tis the season for retrospectives, and we’re surprised that no-one this year seems to have started up the travel meme that has been so popular in the geoblogosphere in the past. After all, it … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, photos

Backyard science: isotope hydrology style

A few days ago, someone asked me whether I’d done any Citizen Science projects with my 4 year old daughter. I said “no”, but then spouted off a couple of projects I was looking forward to starting in the next … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, fieldwork, hydrology

When it rains a lot and the mountains fall down

Warm heavy rainfall + glaciers + steep mountain flanks + exposed unconsolidated sediments are a recipe for debris flows in the Cascades Range. Let me tell you the story of one.
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Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, geohazards, geomorphology, hydrology, photos

Macro rock photography with the iPhone

and a little help from a hand lens…
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Categories: fieldwork, gifts and gadgets

Oman’s view of the Snowball Earth

Evidence from my field area of extreme climatic fluctuations 700 million years ago – but does it support the notion that the whole planet froze over?
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Categories: climate science, deep time, fieldwork, geology, outcrops, palaeomagic, past worlds, Proterozoic