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Environmental Earth Science in the News Roundup #3

From composting to ways the Earth can kill you. We’ve got a bit of everything in this week’s roundup. Continue reading

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Environmental Earth Science News Roundup #2

More linky goodness from Anne’s Environmental Earth Science class at Kent State University. View the story “Environmental Earth Science in the News Roundup #2” on Storify

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Environmental Earth Science News Roundup #1

Anne is teaching Environmental Earth Science this fall. Because environmental earth science is pervasive in our lives, it’s also a frequent topic of news coverage. In order to encourage students to pay attention to where environmental earth science pops up … Continue reading

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Mountaintop removal mining: what it looks like and what it does to Appalachian streams

This semester I’m teaching Environmental Earth Science to a fantastic group of students at Kent State. In tomorrow’s class about fossil fuels, we’ll be talking about coal formation, use, and environmental consequences. A big one I think they should be … Continue reading

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No. Whatever it is this time, it really can’t predict earthquakes.

One of the courses I’m teaching each semester here in Kent is called ‘Earth Dynamics’: an introductory-level geology course aimed at the broader undergraduate population. With that in mind, I try to identify and highlight areas where the topic at … Continue reading

Categories: earthquakes, geohazards, public science, ranting, society, teaching