A Local Perspective on Sea-Level Change

I’m sure you’ve heard this many times before… “glaciers are melting and sea level is rising”. At first glance, this is a simple concept that many people have already become tired of hearing about. But allow me to add a bit more intrigue; the intricacies of how sea-level rise is experienced differently around the world…

The Levee Dilemma

Levees, those wonderful walls that protect us and our land from destructive floods, come with a dark little secret – they protect us today but doom us tomorrow. Levees are walls that run along the shoreline of a body of water and can be either natural or man-made. Levees can naturally form by sediment settling…

SciComm Book Club

Science in social media… a seemingly daunting sphere to break into for those of us without a large social media presence. To help me through this transition, I am taking part in Max Showalter’s SciComm Book Club. In Chapter 2 of Science Blogging (From Page to Pixel – a personal history of science blogging written…