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Five Undergrad Rockstars

Today I am very excited – five of my awesome undergraduate students will be presenting their theses work. I couldn’t be prouder of what they have accomplished. Delaney Tight built a biogeochemical reaction model of nitrogen cycling in  aquifers of tidal freshwater zones. Here, water is completely fresh but diurnal …

Cats who travel for science

First two weeks on the science with friends tour = fun, productive, & exhausting! In the words of Dr. Derek Sawyer – it has felt like an AGU week. Week 1: Ohio State Spent the week hosted by Audrey Sawyer – hydrologist extraordinaire and collaborator on all things involving changing …

Radiocarbon, SUVA, Flowpaths, & Family

Our paper, Riverine export of aged carbon driven by flow path depth and residence time connecting aged dissolved organic matter export with deeper flow paths, is now available online! (Barnes et al. 2018) Using compiled data from nineteen large rivers –  the six largest Arctic watersheds that comprise the Arctic Great Rivers …

Stream Ecology on the Block: Part III

So the insanity of the block continues … 18 days = entire course … this week EV311 went electrofishing on Monument Creek, started their final projects, and learned the power and perils of excel (nutrient uptake metrics and stream metabolism). Monday: Electrofishing in Monument Creek (between Unitah and Cache La …

Stream Ecology on the Block

Each year during the first week of  EV 311 we leave campus for 3 days to explore stream geomorphology and hydrology in the southern portion of the Colorado Front Range. We visit the meandering South Platte (near Fairplay) and a fast moving boulder laden Arkansas River (near Buena Vista) before spending a …

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