Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group

Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group
  • Planet Earth is an interesting place, we study the Earth’s structure and how it’s changed over both a geological and human timescale.

About Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group

The Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group at William & Mary has generated new knowledge about the internal architecture, tectonic processes, and geological history of the Earth (and beyond) for more than two decades.

We aim to share these discoveries, made primarily by undergraduate researchers, with the world and convey the excitement, frustration, and joy of original research.

Posts by Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group

Making Movies on Location

By Meara Carlin ’22, Morgan Sanders ’22, and Chuck Bailey As summer runs ever onward the Structural Geology & Tectonics Research Group continues to

Can You Dig It? The Return of the Geologist

By Morgan Sanders ’22 In 2007, I made my first trip to Highland as a curious six-year-old. Now 15 years later, I have returned

B to the 7TH (B7): A summer of research in the Blue Ridge

By Chuck Bailey It’s summertime and the Geology department is a happening place as our research efforts are in full swing. We’ve got a

The Blue Ridge Bachelor? A Day with the Schuyler Sisters

By Chuck Bailey Saturday, Feb. 26th was a day like no other. I participated in both a William & Mary departmental field trip while

Nine Down, Seven Across for Planetary Geology

Meara Carlin ’23 There is an interesting grey area when dealing with planetary geology. The first thing someone usually thinks of when geology is

Girl Put Your Records On: Tell me about your thesis

Katie Cullen ’22 There’s a certain something about the ritual of putting on a record that makes the entire experience more delightful than just

Coast to Coast with the Schuyler Sisters

By Chuck Bailey Last Saturday began with a celebratory Homecoming reception in the Geology department and finished twelve hours later, and 2,400 miles to

The Schuyler Sisters Field Adventures: A Top 10 List

You’ve heard of David Letterman’s Top 10 lists, or actually maybe you Gen Zers haven’t, but we’re sure you can pick up on the

We are the Schuyler Sisters

This summer, four brave undergraduates and one faculty advisor are dedicated to both geologic research and honoring the sensational Broadway musical Hamilton. You may