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In July, I found a dinosaur bone in Dinosaur Provincial Park! It was lying in a wash coming off a small mesa, and sure enough, when the students and I walked up the little draw, we came to in situ bones poking out of the cliff above. After showing it to the students, I put it back down exactly where I had found it, of course.
An expert on the deltaic depositional setting of eastern Alberta's Horseshoe Canyon Formation shares field evidence and expertise with Callan's students.
In addition to the projects I linked to last week, here are a few more: Jessica H. made a Prezi about the Kananaskis Trail outcrops, with a bonus trip up to Peyto Lake. Sean D. made a PowerPoint tour of the sedimentary features we saw in the Great Plains. James focused on the Cougar Creek drainage’s damage during the 2013 floods and subsequent remediation. Finally, Josh D. explored the geological …
The Friday fold is an outcrop in Yoho National Park that showcases differences between buckle folding and passive folding.
I’ve got some student work to share with you today. Like yesterday’s guest post on deltas growing into Canadian Rockies glacial lakes, my Rockies students are turning in their final projects – digital products that aim to serve the world at large by introducing key places in the Canadian Rockies to a wider audience. The idea is to go from outcrop-scale observations to the larger context, to tell the interpretive …
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