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Field Trips

Like to travel and visit neat places? So do we! Department faculty members are committed to providing hands-on learning experiences through a variety of field trips...

Department Field Trip to New Mexico (Julia Dillion; Fall Break 2016):


Department Field Trip to New Zealand (Margaret Distler; Jan 2013):

Learning in the Field - Geology of New Zealand: https://youtu.be/rRTwYwyPqfk

Word For The Day - Geology of New Zealand: https://youtu.be/UJDN7aDKeZU

The Winter Term Experience | DePauw University: https://youtu.be/tlgoer3-Bfk

Jim & Tim Show Trailer: https://youtu.be/MxPe4yy7y14

Department Field Trip Compilation (David (P.J.) Della Chiesa; Jan 2007):

DPU Undergraduate Geology: https://youtu.be/qnAgmBjL9tc

Other Department Field Trip Locations:

(ES=extended studies; SB=spring break; FB=fall break)

  • Hawaiian Islands (ES)

  • New Zealand (ES)

  • California (ES)

  • Bahamas (ES)

  • Costa Rica (ES)

  • Mammoth Cave, KY (ES)

  • Colorado River Corridor (Arches, Canyonlands, Lake Powell, Grand Canyon NPs), UT-AZ (ES)

  • Death Valley NP, CA (SB)

  • Appalachian Mts, WV (SB; Geologic Field Experiences & Map Interpretation)

  • Lake Mead-Hoover Dam, NV (SB; Geologic Field Experiences)

  • Arches, Canyonlands, Capitol Reef, Bryce Canyon, & Zion NPs, UT (SB; Geologic Field Experiences)

  • Bancroft, Canada (FB)

  • Black Hills, SD (FB)

  • Rio Grande Rift & Volcanism, NM-CO (FB)

  • Baraboo, WI (Structural Geology & Tectonics)

  • St. Francois Mts, MO (Petrology)

  • ...and many more local & regional trips!