Category Archives: hydrology

Scenic Saturday: Water and Lava in the Oregon High Cascades

Today we launch the second major stage of our summer adventure – departing for the UK and Ireland later this evening. But a week ago today, we were in my PhD field area, the McKenzie River watershed in the central … Continue reading

Categories: geomorphology, hydrology, outcrops, photos, volcanoes

What I do to make money and make the wet places good for animals and people (using only the ten hundred most used words)

This is a guest post from Alea Tuttle, a former graduate student of Anne’s at UNC Charlotte, who now works in environmental consulting. Alea recently discovered the 10 hundred words of science challenge and was inspired to write her own … Continue reading

Categories: environment, hydrology, public science

After the dam came out: The Cuyahoga River in Kent

We’ve been having one of those perfect spring weeks, where the weather is warm and sunny, the flowers are blooming, and there is nothing more enticing at the end of a workday than to take a nice long wander down … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, environment, geomorphology, hydrology, outcrops, photos

Combined sewer overflows: Solving a 19th century problem in the 21st century

Combined sewers are pipes that catch both sewage and stormwater and route it to a waste water treatment plant. In dry weather, it’s all sewage in the pipes. In small rain storms, the pipes carry sewage mixed with stormwater and … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, society

Scenic Saturday: The Thames at London

When in London, I find I’m drawn to the Thames. It’s a big river, and one that is inextricably tied to the history and heart of the city through which it flows. Unlike many of the Thames’s smaller tributaries, which … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, photos, society