Category Archives: fieldwork

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

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