Tag Archives: hydrology

The science of streams in the city

It’s not as breathtakingly beautiful and soul-cleansing as crystal clear springs in forested mountains, but this is the present and future of many of the world’s streams, and the way that most people interact with their local stream and watershed, … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology

Snow, water, digital imaging, metamorphism…and a guillotine!

When water infiltrates past the ground surface and begins to percolate through the soil’s unsaturated zone, it doesn’t move downward like an even sheet. Instead, fast fingers of water move downward along pores, roots and other places where flow is … Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, paper reviews

Anne’s picks of the June literature: Watershed Hydrology

How long does it *really* take water to move through a watershed? Continue reading

Categories: by Anne, hydrology, paper reviews

Gifts for future hydrologists

Five excellent books about water for ages three and up.
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Categories: by Anne, gifts and gadgets, science education

Hydrogeology and geomorphology: Notes from GSA Monday and Tuesday

Some notes on the hydrogeology and geomorphology sessions and activities at the Geological Society of America meeting
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Categories: by Anne, conferences, geomorphology, hydrology