Saturday, July 12, 2003
Ice-breaker and Introduction to Grand Canyon Geology (Crossey, Karlstrom)
Sunday, July 13
Depart from University of New Mexico
West Mesa (outside Albuquerque) - Views of Sandia Mts., Discuss Rio Grande Rift, Start Geologic Cross Section.
Stuckeys - McCarty's Lava Flow
Near Grants - Climb Roadcut for Views of Tilted Cretaceous Beds, Monocline Structure, Mount Taylor Volcano
Near Flagstaff - Views of San Francisco Peak Volcano and Cinder Cone Field
Arrive at Grand Canyon Village
Sunset over Grand Canyon
Monday, July 14
Grand Canyon Rocks and Views down Kaibab Trail (Trail o' Death)
Desert View Point - Views of upper canyon and Grand Canyon Supergroup.
Tuesday, July 15
Depart from Grand Canyon Village
Sunset Crater National Monument - a recent Cinder Cone and Basalt lava flow.
Meteor Crater - Lunch
Return to Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico
Wednesday, July 16
Water - A. Treiman
Mars Exploration and Geology - W. Kiefer
Mars Geology and Craters - H. Newsom
Impact Cratering Lab Exercise - H. and J. Newsom
Tramway to Sandia Crest, and Dinner at High Finance
Thursday, July 17
Make a Mesa - S. Kadel
Gullies on Mars: Dust, not Water? - A. Treiman
Erode a Mesa - S. Kadel
Mars Student Imaging Project - J. Fourche
Geology Field Notebooks - K. Karlstrom
Evening Slide Show on Cave Life -
Friday, July 18
Depart Albuquerque for Jemez Mountians
Desert Soils Stop - Views of Jemez Mts. and San Filipe volcanos
Indian Fry Bread at Jemez Pueblo and Visitor Center
Soda Dam Hot Springs
Overlook above Valles Caldera - Lunch
Panorama in Valles Grande
Curve o' Death on State Highway 4 (a.k.a. Pajarito Fault Scarp)
Rio Grande and Lava Flows
Dinner Out in Albuquerque
Saturday, July 19
Volcanos and Impacts in Astrobiology - T. Hoehler
Mars Exploration and the MER Rovers - L. Crumpler
Volcanos - J. Aubele
Microbiology of Desert Soils and Hot Spring Deposits - F. Garcia-Pichel.
NASA Ames Astrobiology Education - C. Tsairides
End of Workshop
Allan Treiman, Lunar and Planetary Institute.
Updated January 15, 2004..
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