A Whole LAVA Livin’

At Lava Beds even walking through the sage brush and juniper is a learning experience. From scoping out eagle’s nests to scrambling over lava rock to find a cave to inventory vegetation, to setting up acoustic monitors, everything in this …

Rockfall at Westside Road, photo by NPS

Bridging nature with man

Being a geologist isn’t always about mining rocks & minerals or unearthing fossils. It can involve mitigating hazardous situations and damage to infrastructure.

The dangers of rockfalls and landslides are commonplace at any mountain range. Such issues are tackled by …