Originally Posted by Meta-Prometheus
Yeah I graduated last spring with my bachelor's in geology. I went to Indiana University's Field Camp out in there in Montana.
I wish I had a job doing thin sections. My avatar was a project from a couple of years ago. Metamorphic petrology, really tough class. It's nice to see a fellow geologist on the forum here!
It is good to meet a fellow rockhead at that, sir! Metpet is
a tough one, isn't it?!
I'm greatful every day for my job. It's living a dream (of sorts) to be honest.
Earth Science, meet Shop Class. Lovechild = Thinsection Lab. Pure joy.
[Club members, we are refering to making microscope slides from geologic samples (thin sections
) and images generated the from them (micrographs
Now if I could only figure out how to use my DSLR to capture with my 50-year old Zeiss microscope...
edit: I'll put up some micrigraphs/pictures of my work soon. The irony is, producing slides en masse
doesn't leave much time to photograph them!Edited by Fletcher Carnaby - 3/19/10 at 7:18pm