Tag Archives: Appalachians

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

Categories: by Anne, environment, hydrology, society, teaching

Scenic Saturday: a ravishing roadcut

In the coming semester, I’m teaching a Tectonics and Orogeny course, which will include a field trip to the Appalachians to check out the closest accessible example of tectonics and orogeny look like up close. A successful field trip comes … Continue reading

Categories: outcrops