Once a year, in December, a glorious tradition occurs. Friends come together, talk about their lives, and celebrate each other’s successes. I’m talking of course about the American Geophysical Union […]
…in New Zealand. I think the sky is bluer there too. And the sheep are more majestic. It might be time for a visit.
Lake Zurich in Switzerland is a glacial lake, with large lateral moraines now covered in houses and/or cows. Highway 3 runs along the top of one of these moraines, which […]
I handed out 3 laser pointers to 3 of my students in class, I said, “Trace the moraine with your laser”. Nothing happened. Blank stares. Nervous tension in the air. […]
Many surficial geologists are understandably obsessed (in a healthy way) with Google Earth. Now with clearer, updated imagery in many areas, I can teach labs about glaciers and glacial geology, […]
This is Doane Rock in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. It’s a big rock, bigger than anything the wind or waves could carry. So how did it get here? Did it fall […]
I returned to snowy New England last night after two weeks in Uganda for fieldwork. We had beautiful weather, the cliffs were amazing, no mosquitoes, hardly any mud, and clear […]