A look over The Matanuska Valley via a hiking trail near Chugiak, AK.
A typical bad weather day in SW Alaska. In times like these all you can do is grab your rain gear and hunker down!
MSU geology researchers prepare for some wet weather. Tents and the kitchen are all set up and just in time as storms are on the forecast and bad weather is beginning to roll in!
Here’s a nice shot by Dr. Brian Hampton out of his tent in the Alaska Range.
Summer 2012 is wrapping up and geologists from all over the world have been conducting their annual field work and research in some of the most remote location on Earth.
Over the next few weeks, join faculty and students from the Department of Geological Sciences at Michigan State University as we review our summer field experiences in some of the most classic field localities in North America!
ABOVE: Home-sweet-home for the summer in the highest mountain belt in North America (ALASKA RANGE)!
Here is a link to ongoing activity within part of the Geological Sciences Department at Michigan State University; Undergraduate and Graduate students in the field.
Cody MacDonald and I in one of the many picturesque U-shaped glacial valleys of the Revelation Mountains, Alaska, 2011. We’re here in Alaska on an NSF funded research project to gather rock samples for processing back in our lab at Michigan State University. Our adviser Dr. Brian Hampton is taking the photo.