Bryan enjoys a moment of peace before the morning session. (Is he still breathing???)
John introduces hydrothermal processes to the students before the field day begins.
Marco shows off his high-fashion waders.
Charity and Steven get ready for their stream flow adventure!
John shows the gang how to use a topset rod for stream flow measurements.
Steven and Charity show how to make a stream flow measurement, as Marco looks on.
Steven calls out a depth measurement, while Elizabeth, Andy and Sarah record the measurements on the flow meter.
Liz and Bryan discuss measurement strategy with the group.
This looked a lot easier in theory!
Alicia and Andrea enjoy a welcome lunch break at Convict Lake.
This water is COLD!!!
After lunch at Convict Lake, Jacob shows the joy of 50 degree water!
Shamed by the students, Michael and John join in the celebration.
The Convict Lake survivors club!
Steven shows off the latest in native swimwear.
Thor of Convict Lake!
The students check out hydrothermally altered sediments at Little Antelope Valley
The group explores a world-class kaolin deposit at the Standard Industrial Minerals mine.
Elizabeth, Marco, the two Sarahs, and Charity show off the hydrophilic properties of kaolinite.
Alicia sets the new world record for hoisting kaolin ore with her tongue!
Keith, you've got a little something stuck to your face!
Andrea makes a sketch at the kaolin mine.
Charity makes a sketch too... on Elizabeth's legs!
At the Blue Chert gold prospect, Alicia and Sarah check out some samples. No gold here!
The Hot Creek hydrothermal area.
Two beautiful hot springs at Hot Creek.
Liz, Keith, and Charity check out the hot springs.
Steven shows off his new hairdo... and his new hairdresser!