Liz Chamberlain: Rivers Changing Their Course—and Insights on How Our Infrastructure is “Fighting Nature”

07.19.2021 - By GeoTrek

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☀️ Listen to our first full episode and interview, featuring Liz Chamberlain, a National Science Foundation postdoc, and scientist with extensive experience doing fieldwork in marine sedimentology. Liz shares insights from South Louisiana and Bangladesh—did you know that rivers naturally want to change their courses, meaning the infrastructure we build along rivers to control them is literally “fighting nature?” Dr. Chamberlain also provides some useful advice for young professionals and aspiring scientists interested in fieldwork.

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