Field School blog Rivers- past and presentFebruary 25th, 2015Interpreting and reconstructing depositional environments of the past involves an understanding of modern processes acting on the Earth surface that...read moreMap it!February 24th, 2015The rock record of the Turkana Basin contains a history of tectonic movement, volcanic activity, and climatic alterations that have all affected p...read moreLocal Turkana students visit researchers at TBIFebruary 23rd, 2015The Turkana Basin Institute (TBI) is not only a non-profit organization interested in scientific research in the Lake Turkana region,...read moreI want to be a paleontologist!February 13th, 2015In the past week, we have learned about a variety of animals* and how the habitat has changed in the ancient ...read moreWhat did they eat??February 11th, 2015Before examining fossilized bones and ancient life, it is important to look at the anatomy of modern mammals. Our next...read moreWhat a crock!!February 9th, 2015The Vertebrate Paleontology & Paleoecology Module began last week under the instruction of paleontologist Dr. Mikael Fortelius from the University of Helsinki. After an ...read moreA day offFebruary 4th, 2015Here are a few images from our day off at the end of the Ecology module. More pictures will be added to this pos...read moreShoo Fly, Don't bother me!February 4th, 2015This past Saturday, TBI Field School students ended their Ecology module and finished their major project on disease vectors. Their professor, ...read moreThe Lake and a Volcanic IslandJanuary 29th, 2015On Sunday, the TBI Field School students spent a hot day out on Lake Turkana with a boat ride to...read moreBoat Ride Through the Kerio DeltaJanuary 28th, 2015We visited the Kerio Delta a few days ago to get a first glimpse of the complex freshwater ecology and dynamics ...read more Read more field school blog posts.