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Fieldwork: Attitude

It’s been a year since I started regularly working as a field geophysicist. Since then, I’ve clambered up waterfalls with a tail of wire dragging behind me, blown up innocent patches of permafrost, vibrated borehole walls at ultrasonic frequencies, and … Continue reading

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Why I Wear Pink in the Field

My first crew chief, a man who radiated so much rugged masculinity he was promptly nicknamed “Stallone” or “Rambo” in every camp he worked, flagged all our radios in pink. This differentiated the company crew radios from the survey site’s … Continue reading

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