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Gray Scale

October 18, 2016

As a WHOI Postdoctoral Scholar in 2004, geologist Adam Soule, shown here on a cliff of hardened lava in Hawaii, helped to lead the Geodynamics study tour, the culmination of a semester-long class each year for students in the MIT-WHOI Joint Program. The program’s theme changes from year to year, as does the destination for the field trip. Studying critical geological sites on land in places like Iceland, Yellowstone National Park, the Swiss Alps, and Canada’s Fraser River helps students better understand geological processes in the ocean, such as the tectonics of seafloor spreading and the evolution of island arcs. (Photo by Andrew Daly, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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