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23 December 2016
Everybody look what’s goin’ down
There’s an important reason why I’m borrowing a lyric for a protest song for a blog post, and that reason is the very real fears that a lot of scientists are dealing with concerning the current political climate. I am writing this post mostly as a resource for my fellow scientists, but also for all those of you out there who understand the value of our work – and can help us.
27 July 2010
Fundraising update: $10 for Guatemala
Geologizing is still on hold for a bit (it’s amazing how hard it is to get your brain back into ‘work’ mode after field work happens), but here’s an update on the fundraising drive for the Santiaguito Volcano Observatory in Guatemala. Donations have started to come in, but this is the official kickoff, and guess what? The International Volcano Monitoring Fund has made it incredibly easy (and affordable!) to help …
19 June 2010
The Santiaguito Volcano Observatory needs your help!
While I was in Guatemala working at the Santiaguito lava dome complex, my field group had a lot of help from the Instituto Nacional de Sismologia, Vulcanologia, Metereologia e Hidrologia (INSIVUMEH). And when I say a lot, I mean “helped organize every logistical detail of the trip and gave us a place to stay at the Santiaguito Volcano Observatory“. I could never have done any of this work without their help, …
11 October 2009
Wow, it would be nice to have more time to blog…unfortunately, three math-heavy courses this semester are not leaving me with much time to work on my own research, much less any other writing. So here’s a bulleted update of a few things: Earth Science Week is this week! I’ve got my toolkit, although lack of free time mostly means that I’ll be putting up posters instead of sponsoring an …