Daily Archives: July 1, 2011

First day of field work in Undirhlíðar Quarry

HAFNARFJORDUR, ICELAND: Guest Blogger: Lindsey Bowman Today Travis, Dr. Pollock and I started our field work in Undirhlíðar Quarry. It was cold, windy and rainy- perfect for our new rain gear! We started mapping the quarry walls in detail where Becky Alcorn … Continue reading

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Tiny bit of wildlife on Hiiumaa

KÄINA, ESTONIA–This is a shout-out to our Wooster Geology colleagues currently working on the barren volcanic island of Iceland. We thought they might want a break from the bleak expanses of black basalt for a little color of wildlife from … Continue reading

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Quarry time on Hiiumaa

KÄINA, ESTONIA–Rachel, Nick and I worked today in our lonely quarry on Hiiumaa measuring and describing this section of Lower Silurian (Llandovery, Rhuddanian) rocks and fossils. This is the fieldwork for Rachel’s Senior Independent Study.

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