Lessons from two kinds of science writing

Which of these sentences was written by a scientist, and which by a science writer? (1) "The varying distribution of fresh water across the globe, involving complex patterns of rainfall in space and time, crucially affects the ecosystems and infrastructure on which human societies depend." (2) "Climate change may be hitting home." What each form of writing can learn from the other, from the geology blog Highly Allochthonous.

Feb. 24, 2011

Drexel University Online

Leon Levy Center for Biography fellowship