Deployment of Temporary Seismic station in Turkana Basin
I was privileged to take part in fieldwork for Turkana Rift Arrays to Investigate Lithospheric Strain (TRAILS) project. The fieldwork involved deployment of temporary seismic stations in the Turkana basin, Kenya.
The seismic stations consist of a seismograph. This is a device …
Back-Arc Rifting in New Zealand
The Taupo Volcanic Zone (TVZ) has the world’s highest silicic magma production rates known, and it is a fundamental component of the Hikurangi subduction system. The northern TVZ transitions to backarc spreading in the Whakatane rift zone offshore. Yet, many questions remain regarding the spatial …
Author: Avery Palardy, EVS ’15. MSc in Hydrology, Boston University
It is hard to believe that almost two weeks ago my life of travels took me from pseudo Africa in Cape Town, South Africa and transported me to the heart of Africa in Northern Tanzania. It was …
Author: Catherine Lambert, GEO ’14, ENG ’14, Take-5. PhD student at Cornell
One day last spring, my mother asked about my plans for the coming summer, with the suggestion that, after spending last summer on the road as part of a siting team for Earthscope, a nice sedentary internship was just the thing.
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