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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

Reunited!

This is an ode to a canoe. A year ago today, on July 14th 2015, I abandoned my canoe in the James River at

Summer Solstice in the Field: A River on Rock

Summer is not a quiet time in the William & Mary Geology department. Pop onto the 2nd floor of McGlothlin-Street Hall this summer and you’ll

Paddle Trip Report 3 – The Long Dash for Home

The last post ended with my canoe trapped and broken on a granite outcrop at the base of the Fall Zone in Richmond, Virginia.

Paddle Trip Report 2 – Across the Piedmont and Fall Zone

At the end of my last post we’d completed the first two days of an 8-day canoe trip from the Blue Ridge Foothills in

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. 

Summer Research: Introducing the Buckmarlson Banshees

Try to find Buckmarlson on a map and you won’t have much luck.  It’s the newly created place name for our field area in

Down the James in Three Days

The James River’s basin spans much of Virginia. Its headwaters start amongst the high ridges of the Allegheny Mountains, and the river system covers

Down a Lazy River

The Geology Department has a tradition of Departmental field trips that explore the landscape and geologic underpinnings of many locations in the mid-Atlantic region.