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Magma Cum Laude · 4W ago

(Geo)science Matters: Snow surveys aren’t just for TV

Everyone (in California, at least) has seen those clips that get run every winter of the snow surveys: people walking out into a white-blanketed meadow to shove a pole into the snow and reco...
Magma Cum Laude · 1M ago

(Geo)science matters: Landslide research in California

Right now it's incredibly important for scientists to hammer home why science is essential...
Magma Cum Laude · 2M ago

Fast-forward your volcano

Remember a couple of months ago when Google Earth Timelapse got updated? I didn't spend a lot of time looking at it back then, but I've taken it for a spin since then and - being a volcanolo...
Magma Cum Laude · 3M ago

Everybody look what’s goin’ down

There’s an important reason why I’m borrowing a lyric for a protest song for a blog post, ...
Magma Cum Laude · 3M ago

AGU Fall Meeting 2016: Social Media (and Communications) Roundup

I've had to back out of attending the Fall Meeting this year, but I didn't want to abando...
Magma Cum Laude · 4M ago

Serenity in blue

During my visit to Iceland, I got to visit glaciers up close and personal for the first ti...
Magma Cum Laude · 5M ago

Ísland: Floods

When you bring together volcanoes and ice - as many places in Iceland do - you get floods....
Magma Cum Laude · 5M ago

Ísland: Volcanoes

If you're a volcanologist - or really any geology buff who appreciates volcanoes - Iceland...
Magma Cum Laude · 6M ago

Ísland: Rifts

Flying from the West Coast to Iceland doesn't leave you a lot of time for sleeping, and ne...
Magma Cum Laude · 7M ago

Work or pleasure? Taking a geoscientist on vacation

I'm getting ready to take my first long vacation-with-friends in quite a while, and I'm ve...