Category Archives: Field Work

Planes, Boats, and Automobiles

Authored by Lonnie Hufford. This post is about my second field season in Alaska. You can read about my first field season here: https://structuretectonics.org/2019/08/22/fire-and-seagulls-a-game-of-rocks/ Prof. Whitney Behr, Dr. Mark Helper, Dr. Zoe Braden, and I completed another field season this past summer in southern Alaska. Over the course of a month, we traveled the Kenai Peninsula using boats, planes, and

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PackRafts on the Limmat

No field work in Alaska for SGT this year, but that means that our research team has extra time to practice their water-based field techniques. This past week, the Alaska team – along with a couple of other intrepid SGT explorers – tested out their Alpacka pack rafts on the Limmat here in Zürich. Their serene two hour float in

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Fire and Seagulls: A Game of Rocks

Authored by Lonnie Hufford. When asked what you did over the summer, it is common to talk about the camping trips, picnics, or vacations you took. However, as a geologist who does field work you can almost always respond with, “I was in the field.” What this statement means is completely different to each geoscientist, as it may encompass months

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