Environmental Geology

Here is a list of posts about any topic in the field of environmental geology, hydrogeology, glaciology, climate change, etc.:

Photo of the Week #1 (February 4, 2011)
A brief write up about a curious photo I took while doing field work in the Yukon Territory during the summer of 2010.

The Truth about Radon (March 4, 2011)
A description of what radon gas is, how it behaves in nature and what the dangers of radon gas exposure are.

Geoscience Frontiers: The oldest water ever!!! (March 14, 2011)
A post about a recently published article that talks about the oldest water ever discovered in the bottom a mine in South Africa. Also discusses the proof for this conclusion. Somewhat heavier reading.

About a glacier: The Franz Josef Glacier, New Zealand (April 13, 2011)
A post about the advance and retreat of the Franz Josef Glacier, one of the most popular tourist destinations on New Zealand's south island. Investigates possible reasons for glacial movement and features pictures from my own trip there.

Back to Basics on Groundwater (June 13, 2011)
An overview of the most basic concepts in hydrogeology and definitions for many of the most commonly used terms.

Field Work 2011 (August 27, 2011)
A look at my field work in the summer of 2011 to the Yukon and Northwest Territories. More about the scenic aspect than the science in this case.

Trip to Cantley Quarry (October 11, 2011)
A short post about the amazing glacial erosion features at the Cantley Quarry in Quebec.

Extreme Ice Survey Videos (October 20, 2011

The Facts about Fracking (November 2, 2011)

Brinicles (November 25, 2011)

James Creek, Northwest Territories, Canada