Category Archives: in the lab

A week in the life of a scientist – Anne’s first week of summer

Spring semester 2016 is over! Grades were submitted Saturday night, and my research group was eager to get started with our summer research. Since I’m semi-participating in the #365scienceselfies project, I have some fun documentation of our adventures this week. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, fieldwork, in the lab, photos

Is Anne a hydrologist? geomorphologist? hydrophillic geologist? or whathaveyou?

The major theme of my research is analyzing how geologic, topographic, and land use variability controls hydrologic response, climate sensitivity, and geomorphic evolution of watersheds, by partitioning water between surface and ground water. What do you call someone like me?
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Categories: by Anne, geomorphology, hydrology, in the lab

The limits of monomaniacal workaholism

I’ve spent most of the last three days camped in front of a scanning electron microscope, looking at lots of evil iron sulphides. And when I say ‘most’, I really do mean ‘most’. The problem when you want access to … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, in the lab

Greigite, mineral of evil

Meet my palaeomagical nemesis.
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Categories: geology, geopuzzling, in the lab

The Palaeomagician’s bane

Why lightning may be my new mortal enemy
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Categories: fieldwork, geophysics, in the lab