…It’s those times of exhausted accomplishment that I lived for, PB & Nutella sandwich half melted, dripping from my sunchapped lips. My only thoughts were on the mixed nuts and beef jerky that were scattered in the bottom of my well worn lunch ziploc…
our discharge measurements were occasionally interrupted by some interested wildlife!
…when the waves come up and the rain starts, one feels pretty exposed riding on these boats.
…we commonly encountered oiled outcrops in our sampling: a sad sight and a reminder of a past ecological disaster..
Nicholas Gross Almonte from Carleton College takes notes on the Upper Cretaceous Valdez Group at an outcrop in Valdez Arm, Prince William Sound Alaska.
How Many Rocks Can You Measure?
We’ve been out here for eleven days. Surely we’ve seen every single rock out here by now, right? Well, sometimes it feels like it, but around each corner, there’s always a new rock to sample. Still, you might be wondering, “what have we accomplished after all this time?”