Tag: IRIS

  • What it means to be a researcher: water science and community connections in rural Brazil

    What it means to be a researcher: water science and community connections in rural Brazil

    Story by Olivia Allen. Photos and captions provided by Cydney Seigerman. Originally posted to the River Basin Center website Plenty of scientists leave their comfort zone for research, but few relocate to another continent—N-EWN member and anthropology graduate student Cydney Seigerman has done it twice. In 2014, they worked as a Fulbright Teaching Assistant in Madrid, […]

  • Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    IRIS researcher Charles Van Rees was recently featured in an article by the Odum School of Ecology. In the article, he speaks specifically to the power of interdisciplinary research: “We sit there and try to communicate across huge differences in expertise, professional culture and vocabulary, and then we write cool interdisciplinary papers that bring all […]

  • Stream Crossings in Georgia: A Handbook for Connectivity and Resilience

    Stream Crossings in Georgia: A Handbook for Connectivity and Resilience

    As you drive the winding roads of Georgia, it’s a common occurrence to sail over a culvert or bridge and get a brief glimpse of a stream burbling away into the overgrowth before you’re whisked on to new views. These intersections of infrastructure and nature are so commonplace that we hardly think about them. However, […]