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  • In search of medieval tunnels in Mourjou, France, Dr. Ernenwein is currently conducting a research project in the Cantal region of France in collaboration with Dr. Frédéric Surmely, National Center of Prehistory, Ministry of Culture, France.

    In search of medieval tunnels in Mourjou, France

  • Undergraduate students are actively involved in research at Dept. of Geosciences.

    Environmental research in abandoned mine area

  • East Tennessee is home to an extraordinary fossil site, unlike any other in the world.  Active excavations at the Gray Fossil Site yield thousands of new fossil specimens each year, including many new species.

    Newly discovered fossils from the Gray Fossil Site

  • Melissa and Mick in the field.

    Bumpus Cove Field Trip

  • Working group meeting the Geospatial Exploration Lab and GPS data collection on the ETSU main campus.

    Geospatial Exploration!

  • Excavations of historic and prehistoric archaeology at the Carter Mansion, Elizabethton, TN
Graduate Student Cayla M. Cannon is working with Dr. Ernenwein, Dr. Jay Franklin (ETSU Department of Sociology and Anthropology), with assistance from several ETSU undergraduate and graduate students to map and better understand Colonial and Native American history at the Carter Mansion State Historic Site, where Tennessee’s oldest frame house, built in the 1770s.

    Carter Mansion Excavation

 

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Geology is the study of pressure and time. That's all it takes really, pressure, and time.   Shawshank Redemption (1994).

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