I've had the pleasure of teaching at
Branson Field Laboratory, the geology field camp of the University of Missouri, Columbia
during recent summers. Here are some photos.
Miscelaneous images of Branson Field Lab and vicinity, 2010, 2011, 2012
The old bridge in high water (... going ... going ... gone! June 4 and June 7, 2010), and the new bridge (2012).
Images of Branson Field Lab and vicinity, June 3 through June 23, 2010
Snow in camp on June 12.
Owl chicks on a ledge in one of the field areas.
Images of Branson Field Lab and vicinity, June 10 through June 24, 2009
The sign on Sinks Canyon Road.
Cattle in Sinks Canyon.
Sinks Canyon with Fossil Hill on the skyline and the red roofs of field camp cabins on the valley floor.
A student on George.
Yellow lichen on the Gypsum Spring Formation.
Images of Branson Field Lab and vicinity, June 10 through June 24, 2008
Relatively high water on the Popo Agie River.
A moose outside my cabin window.
Bob Bauer, camp director, explains field relations among deformed sedimentary rocks.
Examples of local flora.
The cabins (red roofs) of Branson Field Laboratory. Photo taken from "George" a high promontory above camp.
Images of Branson Field Lab and vicinity, June 12 through June 21, 2007
Students eating lunch in the field.
Granite Knob from a moraine above camp.
Shinpaugh, Tommy, and yours truly with our backs to a 60-mph wind (my estimate) on Granite Knob.
Lunch on Granite Knob, sheltered from the wind.
A very large feldspar crystal on Granite Knob.
The view, looking down Sinks Canyon toward camp, from Granite Knob.
Shinpaugh takes the plunge in the Popo Agie.
A student ponders his location while mapping.
Cloverly, one of the smaller cabins at Branson Field Lab .