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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?

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October 30, 2017

Where does the water in streams come from when it rains?

If you don’t see the connection between streamflow and underground water, you need to keep reading.

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October 13, 2017

Groundwater organic matter: carbon source or sink?

Could groundwater be a previously unrecognised source or sink of carbon?

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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…

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September 28, 2017

Western water wells are going dry

We recently mapped groundwater wells across the 17 western states [1], where half of US groundwater pumping takes place.

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September 23, 2017

Everything is connected

In recent years the human dimension of hydrology has become increasingly important.

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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.

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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, …

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July 9, 2017

Of Karst! – short episodes about karst

Episode 2: Dissolving rock? (or, how karst evolves). This episode will now deal with the processes that create such amazing surface and subsurface landforms. The widely used term “karstification” refers to the chemical weathering of easily soluble rock composed of carbonate rock or gypsum.

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July 2, 2017

Groundwater & Education – Part One

Post by Viviana Re, postdoctoral researcher at the University of  Pavia (Università di Pavia), in Italy. You can follow Viviana on Twitter at @biralnas. Part one of a two part series on groundwater and education by Viviana. ___________________________________________________________ Education /ɛdjʊˈkeɪʃ(ə)n The process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university. from Latin educatio(n-), from the verb educare Educare is a combination of the words e (out) and ducare (lead, drawing), …

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