Tag Archives: hydrology

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

Backyard science: isotope hydrology style

A few days ago, someone asked me whether I’d done any Citizen Science projects with my 4 year old daughter. I said “no”, but then spouted off a couple of projects I was looking forward to starting in the next … Continue reading

Categories: academic life, by Anne, fieldwork, hydrology

Floodwaters rising on the Red River

Fargo, North Dakota is coming out of its 3rd snowiest winter since 1885. Snow continued to fall into late March, and daytime temperatures have only been above freezing for few weeks. At night, it’s still below freezing, though starting tomorrow … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geohazards, hydrology

Why does the Red River of the North have so many floods?

Communities along the Minnesota-North Dakota border are watching the water levels, listening to the weather forecasts, and preparing for another season of flooding. It must be a disconcertingly familiar routine, as this will be the third year in a row … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, geohazards, hydrology

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