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January 5, 2018
Watching our backs in case of predators, we ventured out of the safety of our Land Rover for Gail to sample the lake water, as salt blew in drifts around us off the desiccated edges of the lake bed…
December 21, 2017
Video: Inspired by the famous list of unsolved math problems (hence the header image), the International Association of Hydrological Sciences has an interesting challenge for us all: define 23 unsolved problems in hydrology.
December 15, 2017
Should we feel a moral obligation to engage, if our work has real implications on society?
December 12, 2017
Post by Jim Roy, Research Scientist at Environment and Climate Change Canada. _______________________________________________ A recent editorial in Nature highlighted the relative scarcity of academic positions available to graduating PhD students (Many junior scientists need to take a hard look at their job prospects; 25 October, 2017). It notes that “it has been evident for years that international science is training many more PhD students than the academic system can support”. Firm …
November 28, 2017
By Scott Jasechko and Debra Perrone _______________________________________________ In December, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency finalized a report [Ref. 1] on hydraulic fracturing and drinking water resources that, among other conclusions, states: (a) Quote from [Ref. 1]: “scientific evidence that hydraulic fracturing activities can impact drinking water resources under some circumstances” (b) Quote from [Ref. 1]: “When hydraulically fractured oil and gas production wells are located near or within drinking water resources, there is …
November 9, 2017
What book or paper has been most influential to your career and why?
October 30, 2017
If you don’t see the connection between streamflow and underground water, you need to keep reading.
October 13, 2017
Could groundwater be a previously unrecognised source or sink of carbon?
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…