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.
I have finally jumped on the bandwagon and am submitting my first “Accretionary Wedge” post. This month, Accretionary Wedge #45 is being hosted by Denise at Life as a Geologist, who asked us to share our ideas for a geological pilgrimage of our own.
Helping to lead the semesterly Intro Geology field trip this weekend. The trip is a short, one day trip to the Akron Gorge Metropolitan Park. Here, the students will be exposed to geology in their own backyard – many for the first time.
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.
If you’ve been following the AiGeology facebook and/or twitter feeds, you know that I’m on my way to Anchorage, Alaska for this years national meeting of the Association of Environmental […]