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Geological Engineering students in the field

Undergraduate students studying sedimentary rocks that fill valleys in southwestern Montana.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Montana Tech’s hydrogeology field class collect data on real-world problems.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Collaboration with Dr. Steve Parker (Chemistry Department) on surface water / groundwater interactions

Geological Engineering students in the field

Comparison of natural acidic waters and acid mine drainage contribute to understanding water quality in mineralized regions.

Geological Engineering students in the field

John Killeagle measuring stream discharge using tracers in small streams draining regions with abandoned metal mines.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Measuring stream flow during high discharges of small streams.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Student and faculty research takes place in accessible underground mines in the Butte area.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Mike Peet carried out his M.S. research in the Butte porphyry copper orebody.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Sampling units of cross bedded sandstone for particle-size analysis.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Group projects involve description and sampling of rocks cropping out in the Butte area.

Geological Engineering students in the field

Sampling lakes developed in pits left over from surface mining during hydrogeology field class.