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Domestic Study Away - Wyoming

Term To Study: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2019
Program Starts: Jun 30, 2019
Program Ends: Jul 20, 2019
Program Category: One-Country
Program Type: Faculty-led
Program Fee: $1,250
Program Locations: Wyoming
Contact Phone: 4345448788
Contact Name: Ellen Thompson
Contact Email:
What is Included: Includes: ground transportation in Wyoming, lodging, meals, excursions that are course related
What is not Included: Airfare, Insurance, Tuition for credit hours ($1620)
Program Description

Study and conduct geological and paleontological field research. Students will camp in Greybull, Wyoming and learn how to interact with peers and mentors in a field camp setting. Participants in the dig include students, volunteers from the community, and researchers from University of Lynchburg and Virginia Museum of Natural History. Students will excavate a Jurassic-aged (145 million years ago) sauropod dinosaur from the Two Sisters Quarry near Shell, Wyoming. This course will also include a field trip to Yellowstone National Park to explore the unique ecosystem that is contains, as well as a museum trip to the Wyoming Dinosaur Center in Thermopolis.

Course: ENVS 387 - Field Paleontology and Geology of Wyoming
Faculty Leader: Brooke Haiar
Phone Number: 434-544-8415

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