Safety while working in the field

Fieldwork plays an important role in initiating students into the geoscience community of practice, providing learning opportunities not possible through classroom lectures, lab work, or computer exercises alone [Mogk and Goodwin, 2012]. It’s no wonder, then, that fieldwork is a mainstay of any well-balanced university geoscience program, with activities ranging from local field trips to in-residence field camps at remote sites.

Safety and Liability Issues Related to Field Trips and Field Courses (pages 349–351)
Steven J. Whitmeyer and David W. Mogk, EOS, Transactions of the American Geophysical Union, Volume 94, Issue 40, Pages 349-360, Article first published online: 1 OCT 2013 | DOI: 10.1002/2013EO400002

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