Category Archives: science education

Hydrologist + professor = Anne’s answers to career profile questions

A few weeks ago, I was asked to answer some questions for a career profile section of a website aimed at students looking at college degree options. The website creators wanted to use me as their profile of a hydrologist, … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, hydrology, science education

Not to scale

Like all geologists, I’m a great fan of scale bars. Except, it seems, on some of my figures… Continue reading

Categories: geology, public science, science education

The elephants in the room at ScienceOnline 2011

The undercurrents and unresolved issues at ScienceOnline 2011, that I feel are going to be an important component of online conversations in the next 12 months. Continue reading

Categories: antiscience, bloggery, conferences, public science, science education

An avalanche at the museum

At the Chicago Museum of Science & Technology, make your own debris flows with the hypnotic Avalanche Disk. Continue reading

Categories: geohazards, geology, geophysics, public science, science education

Geobloggers – why do you blog?

For geology bloggers, one of the most interesting, and encouraging, things about 2010 was that two big geological organisations – the Geological Society of America and the American Geophysical Union – have started to grasp, and exploit, the potential of … Continue reading

Categories: bloggery, public science, science education