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A Flood of Fun: The W&M Geology Department Field Trip on the James River

Our Fall Geology Department field trip set out from Williamsburg to central Virginia, and the James River for a geological float trip down the

Skerries and Moraines: W&M Geology in Norway

The Geology 310 course has been in Norway for nearly a week, and we are enjoying the diverse terrain of the Lofoten Islands. The

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