It’s been just over a month since we got off the Thompson, and now that we’re all back from our respective holiday breaks and have decent Internet again, it’s time to share some photos that never made it to the blog while we were at sea.
Left to Right: Dr. Hilairy Hartnett, Vince Clementi, Aidan Starr, and Dr. Zanna Chase with the core cutter from our first core.
Vince looks down the core cutter from our first core.
Ryan and Cassie use a wooden carriage with Sharpies to draw the mag line on a core.
Ryan describes a core using a square.
Cutting a new core down.
Hammering the caps onto the core ends.
One of my favorite formations in a core.
A crack in what is probably an ash layer.
That’s a big ash hole.
A box of 100 smear slides from various points in our cores, preserved for posterity to peek at them under a microscope.