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A collection of microscope pictures and field photos.

 

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  Antarctic Radiolarian

We found theese in samples from the Weddel Sea in the greater than 250 micron size fraction. (photo credit: JHG)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Cretaceous Sandstone, James Ross Island, Antarctica
Elizabeth Pierce and Nick Swanson-Hysell sampling Cretaceous sandstone on James Ross Island. (photo credit: NSH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Antarctic Turbidites

Sidney Hemming sampling turbidte deposits from the front of a zodiac along the Antarctic Penninsula. (photo credit: ELP)

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   View from Snow Island
A view of the Lawrence M. Gould and an iceberg from the top of Snow Island, South Shetlands. (photo credit: ELP)

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Neumeyer Channel

View from the front of the Lawrence M. Gould as we passed through the Neumayer Channel en route to Palmer Station., Antarctic Peninsula. (photo credit: ELP)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Tufa in Mono Basin

Sidney Hemming at late Pleistocene tufa tower north of Mono City, Mono Basin, CA. (photo credit: SRH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Dropstone in Tufa
This dropstone is cemented in a late Pleistocene tufa tower near Mono City. (photo credit SRH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Bridgeport Creek, Mono Basin
Elizabeth Pierce and tufa at Bridgeport Creek, Mono Basin, CA. (photo credit: SRH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Bridgeport Creek, Mono Basin
Stephen Cox and mini cave layers at Bridgeport Creek, Mono Basin, CA. (photo credit SRH)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Dinosaur Feathers

Excavating feathered dinosaurs from the Jurassic Daohugou beds in Inner Mongolia, China. (photo credit: SC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Inner Mongolia Fossils
Drying fossil slabs in Inner Mongolia, China. (photo credit SC).

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Cretaceous Jehol Biota

Sidney Hemming and the classic outcrop of the Cretaceous Jehol Biota in Liaoning, China. (photo credit SC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Hornblende on a Penny!
Hornblende from East Antarctica; penny for scale. (photo credit: EMD)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Tuff Layer, Green River, WY
A lacustrine tuff layer from which we collected samples for paleomagnetic analysis, Ar-Ar and U-Pb dating. Southern Green River Basin, SW Wyoming. (Photo credit: KT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Continental Peak

Early to middle Eocene section spanning the Wasatch, Green River and Bridger Formation. Northeastern Green River Basin, SW Wyoming. (Photo credit KT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Wild Horses
A herd of wild horses we encountered during field work near Continental Peak. (Photo credit: KT)

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Sixth Tuff
A lacustrine tuff layer from the Green River Formation, SW Wyoming.

 

 

 

 

 

 

large product photo   Mono Lake
Sidney Hemming and Elizabeth Pierce at the Mono Lake overlook, explaining the area to an undergraduate class.

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Active Tectonics
Su-chin stands with another interested geologist at a ~10Ma basaltic dike in northern Taiwan that cross-cut folded sandstone beds and was later displaced by active faulting. (photo credit: GTM)

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Tatun Caldera?
Colleague, Sheng-Rong Song, explaining that the volcanoes in the distance are on the edge of a much larger caldera whose rim extends to the near hillside. (photo credit: GTM)