Tag Archives: hazards

Flash flooding in Maryland: freak event? climate change symptom? urban runoff problem? Or all of the above?

On Saturday night, as many people were enjoying an evening out in Maryland, and I was enjoying an evening in in Ohio, a tweet from Johns Hopkins professor and Baltimore resident, Dr.┬áSarah Horst caught my eye: I didn't know it … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, climate science, geohazards, hydrology

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

Categories: by Anne, teaching

Landslides and flooding in Brazil

While Australia continues to cope with widespread flooding in Queensland and elsewhere and the death toll continues to rise (at least 20 people), in Brazil landslides and flooding in the past week have claimed at least 700 lives. Yet international … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geohazards, hydrology