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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 …

Happy New Year

This Spring semester I am on sabbatical. We are very lucky at Colorado College to get a junior sabbatical (1/2 teaching load following the completion of a successful 3rd yr review) and I am looking forward to the opportunities the extra time provides. Time that will let me finally get …

Last day of summer!

Summer seems to have flown by – classes start tomorrow and all of us in my lab are transitioning back to classes (up next for me: Intro to Global Climate Change). The students that worked with me this summer are amazing and I am excited to work with them as …

May & June in White Clay Creek

Our home base for the field season was at the Stroud Water Research Center in Avondale, Pennsylvania. Because we had access to this research center’s senior guidance and facilities, our field season was both productive and timely. Our work took place just downstream from the intersection of White Clay Creek …

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