Tag: Natural infrastructure

  • 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 […]

  • Tybee Island Natural Infrastructure Plan

    Tybee Island Natural Infrastructure Plan

    Tybee Island combines human ingenuity with natural resilience in combatting sea level rise By Sarah Buckleitner We don’t usually associate sunshine and blue skies with the sort of flooding that can shut down roads and creep into homes. But as sea level rise creeps further inland, coastal communities face a growing number of “sunny day” […]

  • Freshwater reservoir emissions: research feature with Laura Naslund

    Freshwater reservoir emissions: research feature with Laura Naslund

    Photo and story by Olivia Allen In a recent feature on the River Basin Center website, writer Olivia Allen featured Laura Naslund’s work on freshwater reservoir emissions. By 7:45 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, Laura Naslund had already spent over an hour in a canoe on a little pond on the east side of Athens, […]