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 1986 Penn State Geosciences Field Camp group

Group at Fanshawe Lodge, YBRA.  Bottom row: Tom, John Repella, Dennis (WVU student), Duff. 2nd row: Rudy, Don, Tim, Phil. 3rd row: Laurie (behind Don), Bob Bristol (behind Phil). 4th row: Steve, Diane, Melissa. 5th row: Sonya, John Eckman, Becky. Top row: Steve, Drew, Bob Breakwell, Bob Rickard, Mark.  Credit: Rudy Slingerland. Thanks to Becky for the IDs.

Field Camp 1986

In 1986 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.  A pre-camp cross-country excursion was available as GSc 471.

Attendee List
Name Contact
Robert Breakwell  
Robert Bristol  
Thomas Cumello  
Diane Dopkin  
John Eckman  
Drew Grove  
Rebecca (Becky) Jaquish Jones  
Timothy Kelly  
Laurie Kreps  
Stephen Levis  
Phillip McKalips  
John Repella  
Robert Rickard  
Dennis Roman  
Sonya Shah  
Steven Suder  
Donald Watkins  
Mark Wolfram  
Melissa Woycio  


   Tom Gardner, Duff Gold, Dave Eggler, Rudy Slingerland

   Matt McMackin, Chris Shuman

Where They Stayed
   YBRA, Red Lodge, Montana; Alta Peruvian Lodge, Alta, Utah; Monroe Hot Springs, Utah

Major Projects
   Elk Basin, Rosebud, Salt Lake area surficial deposits, Gun Club quarry, Marysvale volcanics, Alta overthrust, Alta stock

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Click on the images to enlarge: (thanks to Becky Jaquish Jones for most of these images, and most of the captions)


Alumni Field Camp 1986 Photos
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Duff lectures at Van Hise's Rock
Don't jump. It's only field camp! Tom and Rudy look serious OK it's another waterfall -- where's the bar? boulders at Pipestone
Laurie, Steve, TC, Melissa, and GSci Joe at the Missouri River overlook. Melissa showing off her new hiking boots! Badlands Diane and TC experience a rare inch of rain in the Badlands.
When it rains in the Badlands, we "camp" in the Black Hills. Even the camera lens was wet   Duff & Tom at YBRA
Jackson Lake, Tetons. Could be John Repella doing the splashing. Dining out at the Alta Peruvian Duff's in the lead Phil's zoned out
Steve and TC in Alta Cannonball! at the Peruvian