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Great Minds!

Awesome digs at the Institute for Advanced Study, and great conversations with brilliant collaborators.  It was a lovely weekend in Princeton, I only wish I could stay to think deep thoughts on the lawn for good! Advertisements

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Mongolia Team Nuur!

A belated photo of the wonderful team Nuur (Lake) for 2014!  A small but mighty crew…

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Emerald Creek

Joined a crew from the Burke Museum a few weeks back on a one day chance to excavate a fossil site on Forest Service land in Idaho – pulled out more 15 million year-old leaves that I could believe, then … Continue reading

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What do Scientific American and The Economist have in common?

They are following our research on energetics, climate, and land use in the Mongolian Empire! The Economist: http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21567877-worlds-greatest-land-empire-was-probably-encouraged-climate-change-horde Scientific American: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=abundant-rainfall-may-have-spurred-expansion-of-genghis-khans-empire&page=2

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Science News Coverage!

A great story on the new CEME project! http://www.sciencemag.org/content/337/6102/1596

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Mud Ed!

New webpage up at the Limnological Research Center (lrc.geo.umn.edu/muded) to share teaching and outreach activities.  New submissions and feedback on available (free!) lessons are both welcome!

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GSA in Minneapolis

Just back from GSA, where I presented a poster on the new Mud Ed! website, a collaboration with Amy Myrbo at the Limnological Research Center designed to serve as a repository of informal educational resources for limnology and paleolimnology. I … Continue reading

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