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November 9, 2017
Community advice to young hydrologists, Part 1
What book or paper has been most influential to your career and why?
October 8, 2017
Video: Why and how I communicate on social and traditional media, and some mistakes I made along the way…
Video: How my water research made the news…
September 23, 2017
Everything is connected
In recent years the human dimension of hydrology has become increasingly important.
August 27, 2017
Crowdfunding Science: A personal journey toward a public campaign
I went from a BSc (Hons) student, who was not considering continuing my postgraduate studies at all, to someone who is passionate about water resource research and continuing my postgraduate career. This is apparently common amongst postgraduate students in science…
July 24, 2017
Humanitarian groundwater projects; notes on motivations from the academic world
Globally, the need for regional hydrologic humanitarian efforts is obvious. Even today, 1,000 children die due to diarrhoeal diseases on a daily basis.
July 17, 2017
Good groundwater management makes for good neighbors
Post by Samuel Zipper, postdoctoral fellow at both McGill University and the University of Victoria, in Canada. You can follow Sam on Twitter at @ZipperSam. ___________________________________________________________ Dedicated Water Underground readers know that this blog is not just about water science, but also some of the more cultural impacts of groundwater. Keeping in that tradition, today’s post begins with a joke*: Knock, knock! Who’s there? Your neighbor Your neighbor who? Your neighbor’s groundwater, …
May 25, 2016
The new and exciting face of waterunderground.org
by Tom Gleeson I started waterunderground.org a few years ago as my personal groundwater nerd blog with the odd guest post written by others. Since I love working with others, I thought it would be more fun, and more interesting for readers, to expand the number of voices regularly posting. So here is the new face of the blog… a kind of weird image of collective action What is the …
April 19, 2016
Just in case you weren’t sure…groundwater flow around a fault zone is complex!
By Erin Mundy – a plain language summary of part of her Masters thesis Groundwater is the water that collects underground in pores and cracks in the rock. Understanding, protecting and sustaining groundwater flow is critical because over two billion people drink groundwater every day. The flow of groundwater can be impacted by geologic structures, such as fractures and faults. A fracture is a break in the rock; a fault …