In December, the interns gathered at the Moscone Center in San Francisco to share their research projects at AGU, the world's largest professional Earth science conference.
We went to Berkeley one day to visit the University of California Museum of Paleontology, where we worked with Dr. Lisa White on a fossil identification project and had a tour of the museum's massive research collection. We then had a tour of the Berkeley campus to see evidence of the Hayward Fault.
On April 5th, 2013, the History of Life Interns met a the Black Diamond Mines in Antioch, CA for a reunion field trip.
The 2013 Interns presented the results of their research projects at the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union in San Francisco.
San Francisquito Creek runs along the north side of the Stanford Campus and is the boundary between San Mateo and Santa Clara counties. We took a walk along the creek to examine features of erosion and deposition.
We went to Berkeley to visit the University of California Museum of Paleontology and see earthquake damage on the Berkeley campus and around Berkeley.
A field trip to New Brighton State Beach to look at Pliocene aged (~5.3 - 2.5 million years ago) fossils.