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Earth Science Week Open House at the Florida Geological Survey

 

picture of the R/V Geoprobe and attendees of Earth science day at the FGS

FGS Geologist Jim Ladner explains the role of the R/V Geoprobe in Coastal Research Programs.

picture of Walt Schmidt and 2 children in front of the cypress log

State Geologist Walt Schmidt explains the great age of a recently discovered cypress log.

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FGS Geologists Ron Hoenstine and Jim Ladner at the FGS Geolab discussing  the Coastal Research Programs.

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FGS research assistant demonstrated to the children how calcite easily splits along cleavage surfaces. Participants were allow to take a small sample home with them.

picture of Cindy Fischler and children

FGS Geologist Cindy Fischler explains use of  the microscope in geology to children attending the Earth Science Week open house events.

a picture of FGS geologist Ron Hoenstrin and Jim Ladner

FGS Geologists Ron Hoenstine and Jim Ladner explains the use of the SET in measuring marsh accumulation.

Last updated: February 09, 2010

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