University College student Xueya Lu recently took part in a field excursion to Death Valley National Park in California, using NASA technology to capture the first-ever gigapixel images of a number of important geological locations. The 10-day trip was led by Ulrich Wortmann, an associate professor in the Department of Earth Sciences.
“I’ve been able to relate things I learned on the trip to all my other classes,” says Lu. “It sort of ties everything together and gives it a new level of meaning.”
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