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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 …

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 …

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 …

Fire Research – Summer 2016

This summer Team Fire grew quite a bit! Following up on last summer’s work in the Hinman and Hayman fires we visited two additional 2002 burn scars (& nearby reference catchments) and sampled an additional hillslope within the Hayman burn. Ecosystem Pools & Soil OM: Asheton Gilbertson (CC ’18) and …

6th grade girls rock!

On Friday I was lucky enough to go and talk to a group of 6th grade girls about being a scientist. It was so much fun talking to them about water & watersheds, being a scientist, and playing in the woods.  I strongly encourage everyone to seek out similar opportunities. …

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