Category Archives: public science

Kent State University’s Water and Land Symposium

This year’s symposium occurred on October 5-6, 2016, and featured the theme of “Sustainability and Resilience on the Land-Water Continuum.” Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, environment, hydrology, public science, society

L’Aquila earthquake manslaughter verdict reversed

It should come as no surprise that I think that this is the right result: Six seismologists accused of misleading the public about the risk of an earthquake in Italy were cleared of manslaughter on 10 November. An appeals court … Continue reading

Categories: earthquakes, public science, society

Listen to Chris talk about his life in science

I was recently interviewed by Dr. Marie McNeely, host of the ‘People Behind the Science’ podcast – a show that lets scientists talk about their lives and experiences to provide a more rounded view of what scientists actually do in … Continue reading

Categories: public science

A ton of 2+ year-old AGU journal articles are now open access!

All you have to do is wait two years after publication… Continue reading

Categories: geology, public science, publication

Festering Questions from the West Virginia Chemical Spill

The massive impact of last week’s chemical spill into the Elk River in West Virginia continues to cause hardship for the up to 300,000 people affected by the water ban and to pose tough questions for scientists and authorities involved … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, public science, society