Drill It In: Student Field Experience

Weeks of planning culminated last Friday in an event designed to give geology students a first look at a drill rig in operation and learn about the process from experienced drilling contractors and geologists.

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Great Land of Alaska

My trip to Alaska was spurred by my research. In just under a week after my arrival, I would be presenting the current status of my work at this year’s Association of Environmental & Engineering Geologists (AEG) National Meeting. By arriving several days before the conference even started, I not only gave myself more time to fret about refining my powerpoint and deciding on what I was going to say, but allowed myself time to get out and explore some – if only a fraction – of America’s largest state.

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