Supporting Scientific Research & Exploration in the Lake Turkana Basin of Northern Kenya

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How muddy business turns into discoveries

February 19th, 2017|Comments Off on How muddy business turns into discoveries

In our last episode of geologic endeavor, students learned about the two dominating sedimentary systems of the Turkana Basin: the river system and the lake [...]

A Window Into The Rocks

February 17th, 2017|Comments Off on A Window Into The Rocks

Our first module came to an end, which unfortunately meant it was time to say goodbye to Dino and his adorable field assistant Barabara.  Ecology has [...]

Our New Home, Ileret.

February 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Our New Home, Ileret.

We are now in Ileret, which is on the east side of Lake Turkana. We will be here for 7 weeks of the field school! [...]

Cheetahs and Rhinos and Dogs, Oh My!

February 1st, 2017|Comments Off on Cheetahs and Rhinos and Dogs, Oh My!

During our last few days at Mpala, the students were immersed in the unique wild life and vegetation of Laikipia. Professor Dino Martins, director of [...]

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