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16 September 2011

Turbidity in Chesapeake Bay

Hurricane Irene passed this way two weeks ago, and dumped a lot of rain on the mid-Atlantic region and the northeast. As a result, runoff increased, rivers swelled, and sediment was mobilized. Some of that sediment was suspended and transported downstream. On Tuesday, I got this e-mail from my colleague Ken Rasmussen, who took students out on an oceanography field trip to Chesapeake Bay a week after the storm: Was …


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16 March 2011

Video book review: Roadside Geology of Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C. by John Means


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