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North by Northeast to Norway: W&M Geology in the Lofoten Archipelago

W&M just finished its graduation celebration, and, as is a yearly tradition in the days after graduation, the Geology Department’s Regional Field Geology course

Explorations in Time-Depth Space: The Earth Structure & Dynamics Field Trip 2017

The Earth Structure & Dynamics class field trip rolled west from Williamsburg to the Blue Ridge Mountains on a near perfect early spring weekend

What a Difference a Day Makes: The Fall 2016 Geology Department Trip to Virginia’s Eastern Shore

The Geology Department successfully completed its Fall 2016 Departmental Trip to Virginia’s Eastern Shore last weekend, but the difference between Friday and Saturday were

The Long and Winding Road: The Geology 310 Field Course 2016

I’ve just returned from our 2.5-week field course in the Southwestern United States. The 2016 version of Geology 310 started and finished in Las

Comfortably Disoriented in the Blue Ridge Mountains

Note: this post was written last September after the Fall 2015 Geology Department field trip, however it never got posted. As the Spring semester

A Hard Freeze in the Basement: The Earth Structure & Dynamics Field Trip 2016

The Earth Structure & Dynamics class field trip is an annual rite of spring; when early April arrives it’s time for our weekend trip

Over the Hills and Far Away: The Earth Structure & Dynamics Field Trip 2015

The Earth Structure & Dynamics class field trip is a springtime ritual; last weekend we headed over the hills and far away.  At our

Field Methods 2014: Wrapping It Up

The last day of classes at William & Mary is traditionally a celebratory affair, and on the last day of class this fall we

The Department that Floats Together…

The latest addition of the Geology departmental field trip rolled out of Williamsburg last Friday and then floated down the James River on Saturday.