potamology


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potamology

(pŏt′ə-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of rivers.
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By combining fieldwork on the present river with other research about the area, I see Textual Potamology in this case as a potential means of "daylighting" the river.
Textual Potamology acknowledges this complexity, the tangles between the past and the present, between culture and nature, between sciences and philosophies, faith and doubt, working through texts and contexts to get to the living river.