Category Archives: hydrology

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

Categories: by Anne, hydrology

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

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: The Temple

Right now I have a graduate student working on a project to understand the effects of stream restoration in altering patterns of groundwater-stream exchange. She’s working in four stream reaches with varying restoration patterns and watershed land uses. In one … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, geomorphology, hydrology, photos

Scenic Saturday: Mammoth Cave, where surface water and groundwater meet

It’s that wonderful time of year, as one semester finally gives up the fight and a new one waits in the shadows, pouncing on unsuspecting students and faculty just as they breathe a sigh of that they’ve won the first … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geomorphology, hydrology