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Fall 2013 Field School Begins!

The Turkana Basin Field School for Fall 2013 has begun! The students made their long journey to Kenya from New York and set off on a short safari into the Great Rift Valley to Lake Elementeita, Lake Nakuru and Lake Naivasha. We started at Lake Elementeita in the Rift Valley where we went for a [...]

By |2017-01-04T18:05:06-08:00September 8th, 2013|Field Schools|Comments Off on Fall 2013 Field School Begins!

Independent discoveries from the fossils of Turkana

As part of the TBI Field School students get to work on new fossil material. Well, maybe not “new” in the normal sense of that word, but they get to work with material that no one else has laid hands on or thought about because it just came out of the ground a few days [...]

By |2017-01-04T18:05:08-08:00March 30th, 2013|Field Schools, General|Comments Off on Independent discoveries from the fossils of Turkana

Original student research on the Turkana Basin ecosystem

Time flies, especially when you’re learning something new. In the case of the ecology module it was more likely to be mosquitoes or bees than flies, but either way we’re all a little shocked that we’re a fifth of the way through the course. Two weeks in the Turkana Basin gone in a flurry of [...]

By |2017-01-04T18:05:11-08:00February 6th, 2013|Field Schools|Comments Off on Original student research on the Turkana Basin ecosystem
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