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What do you use Twitter for?

Share “ Off to tell 1st year faculty about benefits/perils of social media. Anyone want to share why you use Twitter? @highlyanne with your reply. Anne Jefferson Wed, Mar 14 2012 13:45:09 ReplyRetweet And here’s the answers I got. Share “ @highlyanne networking & following progress/ideas/field trips with global geotweeps …

The blog's 2010 in review

WordPress just emailed me this handy review of blog stats for last year. According to them, these are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010. Given that the point of this blog is to (1) keep prospective students and other people interested in my research and …

Fabulous flooded fan in Iran

The latest Where on Google Earth image featured a gorgeous alluvial fan in the Zagros mountains of Iran. The Google Earth imagery does not show this fan in flood, but an ASTER image from a few years ago does. Image credit to: NASA/GSFC/METI/ERSDAC/JAROS and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team Link to …

Outlining alluvial fans by irrigated fields

Inspired by Brian’s theme for the month, this basin and range landscape in central Idaho caught my eye. I love the way the center-pivot irrigation boundaries outline the edges of the alluvial fans.  Closer examination reveals even more juxtaposition, as a river cuts through the middle of the valley, further …

Wave refraction and shoreline on the Dorset Coast

It’s been kind of quiet around here lately. Maybe because it is mid-summer in the Northern Hemisphere and all of my fellow geopathologists are at the beach? Speaking of beaches, I was scoping out the Dorset coast of England looking for a famous fossil forest locality when I spotted this …

Exciting times in the Watershed lab

The last few months have been busy, busy, busy for the members of this research group, and now, with the semester over, our hard work is starting to pay off. Brock Freyer has accepted a job with Three Parameters Plus, an environmental consulting firm based out of Anchorage, Alaska. He’ll …