Category / Fieldwork

  • The Mantle Processes Group spent 10 days in southwest Oregon and northern California for fieldwork in the Josephine Peridotite and Trinity Ophiolite. Colleagues from Brown University, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, University of Auckland, and University of Oregon joined us for parts of the trip. It was good to be back in the mantle!

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  • September 14, 2014 - Jessica M Warren

    Field class in the Trinity Ophiolite

    This September we returned to the Trinity Ophiolite in Northern California for a Stanford field class (GES 190: Advanced Field Methods). Read the student blog for the class here. We were joined by lab descendent Philomena Gan from Oxford University, who is a student with former lab member Lars Hansen.  

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  • December 17, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Xenoliths!

    Megan and Nik joined Jason Harvey from Leeds University for xenolith sampling in Arizona and New Mexico.

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  • June 23, 2013 - Jessica M Warren

    Trip to the Cedars Peridotite

    Lars, Megan, Nik & Suzanne took an exploratory trip to the Cedars Peridotite in Sonoma County to round out their June fieldwork. The travertine deposits are spectacular, but finding fresh peridotite is a challenge.  

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  • April 9, 2012 - Jessica M Warren

    Fieldtrip to Lers

    The type locality for lherzolite is Lers, in the French Pyrénées. Megan and Jessica spent a weekend scrambling around these rocks – in snow! The France-Stanford Center for Interdisciplinary Studies generously provided funding for this trip.  

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