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 Field Camp 1982. Group at the Tetons.

Group at the Tetons (note Toms's lectures pad at the rear). Credit: Duff Gold

Field Camp 1982

In 1982 options for the Geosciences degree were the general option, biogeology, and geophysics.  The general option and biogeology required Geosc 470, Introduction to Field Geology, during the academic year and summer Geosc 472, Field Geology.  Tim Demko says that the pre-camp cross-country excursion, GSc 471, was not available, but that the students did it anyway without credit!


Attendee List
Name Contact
Ellen Abramson (Johns Hopkins)  
Dike Andre  
Scott Barnes  
Jim Bowers  
Thomas Boyd  
Mike Conrad  
John Cousins  
Doug Cordelli  
Brett Coryell  
Ken Cruikshank  
Tim Demko  
John Dougherty  
Kim Fasching  
Donna Fisher  
Bert Forster  
Richardo Garcia  
John Gilliland (Cal State Sonoma)  
Dave Hartman  
Michael Herring  
Bryan Hoke  
Ed Juddo  
Robert Lux  
Teresa Marva  
Nancy Mancuso  
David Mooney  
Maureen Navin  
Matthew Noblet  
Ken Peace  
Margery Perko  
Andrew Phelps  
James Poli  
Chris Ravotti  
John Ritter  
Joe Sadlik  
Greg Schafer  
Scott Shaw  
Diane Smith  
Susan Spangler (Univ of Delaware)  
Jeff Swane  
Nils Thompson  
Michael Weber  
Charles Whipkey  
Brian Yeich  


Faculty (thanks to Tim Demko)
   Duff Gold, Tom Gardner, Derrill Kerrick, Charles Thornton.  Rudy Slingerland was supposed to participate, but he had broken his right foot.

   Jamie Connolly, Brian Dade, Kim Touysinhthiphonexay (MS82, PhD87), Alex Nitkiewicz

Where They Stayed
   Northwest Community College, Powell, Wyoming; U of U, Salt Lake City; Alta Peruvian Lodge, Alta, Utah

Major Projects
   Elk Basin, Wasatch strip map, Alta overthrust, Alta stock. Tim Demko says that "instead of the SLC surficial deposits map, we did a bedrock mapping  exercise in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains (or crawling on my hands and knees through scrub oak, as I remember it).... The Alta glacial mapping project was cancelled due to the immense snowpack that year."

Click here to read some comments from the 1982 class

Click on the thumbnails to enlarge the pictures: (thanks to Tim Demko for many of these)


Alumni Field Camp 1982 Photos
DuPage County, Illinois landfill
Van Hise's Rock
Van Hise's Rock, Wisconsin
Ken Peace in the Wisconsin Dells Rob Lux in the Wisconsin Dells Iowa rest stop Kim T in a van
Duluth, Minnesota Duluth Gabbro area Minnesota taconite Donna Fisher views the Mesabi Range
Badlands Badlands, SD Andy Phelps in the Badlands Jeff Swane and Tom Boyd in the Badlands
Sunset in the Badlands Homestake Mine Black Hills pegmatite Sketching at Devils Tower. Penn State Archives
Parade of vans in the Bighorns Sheridan Lake, WY Dead Indian Hill Silvergate (Heart Mtn detachment)
Silvergate (Heart Mtn detachment) Clarks Fork Canyon Clarks Fork Canyon Tom Gardner at Clarks Fork Canyon
Beartooth Butte Lake Hebgen Lake More stone throwing at Hebgen Lake Earthquake slide area, Hebgen
West Yellowstone camp Tetons Gros Ventre landslide Super Ellen at Craters of the Moon
Measurements on Wasatch Fault, SLC area. Penn State Archives Little Cottonwood Canyon leisure at the Alta Peruvian