Category Archives: geomorphology

GSA call for abstracts on urban hydrology and anthropogenic geomorphology

Shameless plug… I’m convening two fantastic sessions at the upcoming Geological Society of America meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina on November 4-7, 2012. For both sessions there are incredible invited speakers lined up, and all we need to make them … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, conferences, geomorphology, hydrology

Scenic Saturday: seeing geology everywhere

One of the gifts of a geological education (or one of the curses, if you are one of our long-suffering friends) is that our habit of looking for patterns in the landscape – the evidence of past worlds preserved in … Continue reading

Categories: geology, geomorphology, photos

Scenic Saturday: a pilgrimage back to the grand granitic tors of Dartmoor

The high and rugged scenery of Dartmoor is as wild and untamed a landscape as you’re likely to find in the United Kingdom, and would seem to have more in common with the Scottish Highlands than the prim and proper … Continue reading

Categories: geomorphology, outcrops, Palaeozoic, photos, rocks & minerals

Bringing the stream to the people

With the help of four students and my daughter, we brought out the Emriver stream table and a groundwater model to teach hundreds of folks about urban hydrology, stormwater management, fluvial geomorphology, and groundwater pollution. Our booth was one of … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geomorphology, public science

Scenic Saturday: Upper Mississippi Islands

The last few weeks have seen me overwhelmingly busy with #sciwrite, #gradingjail, #proposalpurgatory, and #deathbydataanalysis, and it doesn’t look like I’ll come up for air for a little while longer. But to give the blog a little freshening, and help … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geomorphology, photos