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https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/2013%20Ken%20Freedman%20Outstanding%20Advisor%20Award_%20Dave%20Moecher.mp3

Dave Moecher, Professor and Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences Chair, is a 2013 recipient of the University of Kentucky's Ken Freedman Outstanding Advising Award which is given each year to one professional and one faculty adviser. The candidates are nominated by students and the award, named in honor of Ken Freedman, who served as a professional adviser at UK for 15 years,...

Published February 28, 2013
https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/They%20Know%20H20_%20Hydrogeology%20with%20Mike%20Farwell%20and%20Jim%20Currens.mp3

Jim Currens and Mike Farwell go to work at the Kentucky Horse Park on a regular basis, but they’re not horse trainers. They’re hydrogeologists that work with the Kentucky Geological Survey to monitor groundwater in the Cane Run Watershed, which includes surface streams and underground water systems that run from north Lexington to the North Elkhorn Creek in Georgetown, Kentucky. They collect data at the Kentucky Horse Park - or, perhaps more accurately, from below the Kentucky Horse Park.

During Spring of...

Published September 20, 2012
https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/The%20Sea%20That%20Has%20Since%20Disappeared_%20Kentucky%27s%20Geological%20History%20with%20Frank%20Ettensohn.mp3

Did you know that the Bluegrass used to be like the Bahamas? A few hundred million years ago, our region was a tropical seascape. Frank Ettensohn, a professor of Earth & Environmental Sciences at UK, offered a geology tour of the region to share the details with Earth Day celebrants. The tour began at Cove Spring Park near Frankfort, Kentucky, and then went along the adjacent road to study the exposed rock faces and...

Published May 15, 2012
https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Having%20a%20Blast_%20Volcano%20Demonstrations%20with%20Peter%20Idstein.mp3

During the last week of March, 2012, Peter Idstein showed his classes how volcanoes erupt. Since there aren't any in Kentucky, Idstein used trash cans filled with water as the 'volcanoes,' and liquid nitrogen as the catalyst for the eruption. In this podcast, Idstein describes the set-up procedures, students react, and we share some explosive audio!

Idstein's demonstrations were for a course he is teaching, Geology 160: Geology for Elementary School Teachers. Idstein is the lab coordinator for the ...

Published April 2, 2012
https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/New%20Major%20in%20Environmental%20and%20Sustainable%20Studies_%20David%20Atwood_1.mp3

Professor David Atwood discusses the process of developing a new program: Environmental and Sustainable Studies. Atwood talks about the definition of 'sustainable,' the UK Common Reading Experience: No Impact Man by Colin Beavan, and the wide variety of disciplines that will contribute to the program of study.

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Published September 30, 2011
https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Underwater%20Cave%20Diving%20in%20the%20Bahamas_%20Stephanie%20Schwabe.mp3

Stephanie Schwabe, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, studies underwater cave systems in the Bahamas and is the founder of the Rob Palmer Blue Holes Foundation. She was recently featured on a National Geographic Explorer episode about a dive and a near-death experience. In addition to talking about her research on cave formation, Schwabe discusses the challenges of being female in a male-dominated discipline.

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Published June 22, 2011
https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/AS%20Alumni_How%20UK%20Prepared%20Me%20for%20My%20Career_0.mp3

During fall 2010, a panel of A&S alumni described how the University of Kentucky prepared them for their careers.

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Published May 25, 2011
https://ees.as.uky.edu/sites/default/files/Bourbon%20A%20Product%20of%20Kentucky%20Geology_Alan%20Fryar.mp3

Bourbon is a Kentucky tradition and Alan Fryar, a hydrogeologist and a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, explains the relationships between Kentucky limestone, ground water systems and bourbon.

This podcast was produced by Cheyenne Hohman.

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Published May 24, 2011

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