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Researchers worked out how glaciers are producing seismic booms heard 'round the world.
Calving icebergs squish glaciers and pull on the Earth.
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But there's plenty of opportunities for errors to cause contamination.
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Every once in a while, it's good to celebrate "Thank Goodness We Did Something To Protect the Ozone Layer Day".
We’re already much better off for cutting ozone-destroying CFCs.
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Do you have a kid going into the 4th grade? Go to US National Parks for free!
For the 2015-16 school year, fourth graders in the United States can sign up for free admission (families included) to America’s national parks.
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Another study connects dots on slower atmospheric warming.
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It's the small things.
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Researchers find out how a crow's brain recognizes numbers.
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Shot a new GigaPan yesterday, of the crazy Chimney Bluffs on Lake Ontario.
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Satellites capture infancy of volcanic islands after eruptions in 2011 and 2013.
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Researchers think up to 100 meters of ocean evaporated away.
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Wanna take a look?
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Like mountains and/or California? Check out my feature on what in the hell is up with the Sierra Nevada! Why are they there? Are they growing or shrinking? You'll have to read to find out!

(Spoiler: you still might not find out.)
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science writer, community college educator, hydrogeologist
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  • Ars Technica
    Freelance Science Contributor, 2011 - present
  • Madison Area Technical College
    Earth Science Instructor, 2010 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
  • Wisconsin Geological and Natural History Survey
    Hydrogeologist, 2011 - 2013
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slightly differentiated from the legion as Scott K. Johnson
Education
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Hydrogeology, 2008 - 2010
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Geology, Environmental Studies, 2004 - 2008