Category Archives: public science

Speak up for NASA’s Earth Science funding

It’s Earth Science Week and Congress is still debating the budget for this fiscal year. That means that science funding is still on the line. The American Geophysical Union is running a campaign encouraging members to speak up for NASA’s … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, public science, society

Stormwater management is all around you. Can you #SpotTheSCM?

On Thursday of @highlyanne’s week @realscientists, she was putting finishing touches on a research proposal to do new, cool science on stormwater managment. She also wanted to get people to realize that stormwater managment is already happening in their neighborhoods, so #SpotTheSCM was born. Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, 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