Flooding and science literacy.

Flooding and science literacy.

Our local Jackson County Mississippi peak looms. Highway 3 at Chester, my favorite route to St. Louis, will be closed. I like this quote from a NY Times blog interview with Kamyar Enshayan, a science educator in Iowa: Q. Why did the same practices that were blamed for...

A bank slumps.  We behave otherwise.

A bank slumps. We behave otherwise.

One of these days I’ll figure out how to align photos and words to make captions in Blogger, but until then, please forgive me and connect them yourself. What a week! Emriver inquiries are steady, and in one day we had two separate planetary geosciences...

A hard lesson in urban hydrology.

A hard lesson in urban hydrology.

After readying both video and surveying gear last night for an early morning sprint to St. Louis to catch Fishpot Creek in flood, I slept a few hours before waking at 5am to check the radar. Not much happening in St. Louis. The predicted storm seemed to have fizzled....

Making undergraduate geoscience quantitative.

Making undergraduate geoscience quantitative.

The title of last week’s feature Eos article by Manduca et. al. (You have to be a member to access it.) I offer part of a figure from our recent NSF grant proposal to use Emriver models to teach science, technology, and mathematics. It’s chock full of...

Pleistocene Carbondale.

Pleistocene Carbondale.

Kate’s on the board of a local land trust (Green Earth). We worked with other volunteers on trail maintenance at one of GE’s sites south of Carbondale. It’s here: View Larger Map I don’t think anybody’s studied or described it, but on...