Archive for October, 2010

Geology Department and SoGG to Celebrate Earth Science Week

October 11-15 is national Earth Science Week and the geologists are celebrating with two events. On Wednesday, October 13, from noon-5:00 p.m., we’ll celebrate National Fossil Day. Students, faculty, staff, families, and community members are invited to visit Nobel Hall (first floor and south lawn) for activities, museum tours, and free fossils. Participants are invited […]

Geomorph fieldtrip to SAFL and St. Croix

Last weekend, 26 students accompanied Prof. Triplett on a 2-day Geomorphology fieldtrip.  They learned about experimental geomorphology at the St. Anthony Falls Laboratory at the University of Minnesota on Friday, then camped at William O’Brien State Park on the St. Croix River.  On Saturday, they saw fluvial and glacially-constructed landscapes as they traveled south along […]