Tag Archives: climate change

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

Categories: by Anne, environment, teaching

The scientist-journalist divide: what can we learn from each other?

Last week, the journal Nature published two research papers on the effects of human-caused global warming on extreme precipitation events. I’m working on a post on the papers, and they’ve already received quite a bit of attention in the media. … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, climate science, public science, ranting

Pakistan floods: Predictable or predicted, but a disaster nonetheless

Unusually heavy monsoon rains in July and August 2010 left large swaths of Pakistan underwater. At least 18 million people were affected by the flood, and it is estimated that, more than six months later, several hundred thousand remain without … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, climate science, geohazards, hydrology, paper reviews, society

Heat in the Southeast

Taking stock Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, climate science

Anne’s picks of the June literature: Humans as Agents of Hydrologic Change

How large reservoirs affect our measurements of global sea level rise…and how the world’s biggest river basins are going to respond to mid-century climate change Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, climate science, hydrology, paper reviews