Category Archives: hydrology

Anne’s November Navigations

I’m not joining the exodus of geoscientists to AGU this week; I’m still recovering from November. I’m not sure whether I spent more time in Ohio or outside of it last month. The month started with the rain and runoff … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, conferences, geomorphology, hydrology

After the storm

It’s been quite a week. My home in northeastern Ohio got off lightly from “Superstorm” Sandy, compared to places closer to the Atlantic seaboard and in the Caribbean. But still, over 250,000 people lost power due to high wind, especially … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geohazards, hydrology

Storm Comin’

If you live in the eastern 1/3 of the US and you haven’t started paying attention to Hurricane Sandy, today is THE day. This odd late-season storm is going to hit the northeastern and mid-Atlantic coast hard, having already stormed … Continue reading

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Happy New Water Year! For hydrologists, it’s already 2013.

There’s nothing particularly deterministic about starting a new year on January 1st. Our wall calendars happen to do so because of the circumstances of history. For hydrologists in the northern hemisphere, January 1st is not a great time to declare … Continue reading

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In slow-moving hurricanes, the danger comes from all the water

When Hurricane Isaac passed over New Orleans as a Category 1 storm on the seventh anniversary of the disastrous Hurricane Katrina, everyone in the US let out a big sigh of relief. A category 1 storm, the lowest level of … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geohazards, hydrology