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Alessandro Grippo's Earth Sciences Pages

 Dr. ALESSANDRO GRIPPO, Ph.D.

Santa Monica College
Department of Earth Science
1900 Pico Boulevard
Santa Monica, CA 90405

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FINAL PROJECTS FOR FALL 2017


Geology 5

students MUST go to the La Brea Tar Pits, at any point between now and the end of the semester.
You need to write a report AND attach your ticket stub to it.
Please check instructions for the report.

Geology 31

students have to work on a final assignment. Please check here for instructions.



RECENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

C-DEBI / National Science Foundation (NSF) experiences for Undergraduates, at USC and Catalina Island, Summer 2018

Global Environmental Microbiology (GEM) Summer Course (2018) at USC and Catalina Island

Internship for undergraduates at the Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC)

Train in invertebrate paleontology with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County

STEM student looking for a life-changing experience? Spend the next summer at JPL-NASA in Pasadena

A paid internship at SEA Lab, a program of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps for marine science education in Redondo Beach



FALL 2017 FIELD TRIPS

Catalina Island, Two Harbors CA, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Information on Catalina Island's USC Wrigley Research Institute
How to get there, what to bring

Amboy Crater and Marble Mountains, Amboy CA, Saturday, September 23, 2017
A tentative list of what to bring for one day in the field



EARTH AND SPACE EXPLORATION RECENT VIDEOS

For more Earth and space exploration info and videos, check NASA's website



FALL 2017

WINTER 2018
(not available yet)

Geology 5 field trip: a link to the LA BREA TAR PITS web page



A few tools for the geologist in the field: a short guide to
HAMMERS AND COMPASSES


A few Amazon links to some of the GEOLOGY VIDEOS shown in class


STUDENTS OPPORTUNITIES


The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) offer several opportunities for students

NASA - JPL and CalTech logo


Atmospheric CO2

The curve you see above represents the variation of the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere, in parts per million
(A thousand parts per million is equivalent to 0.1%), year after year since 1958.


Mount Aconcagua, Argentina

MOUNT ACONCAGUA, ARGENTINA

At 6959 m (22831 feet) of elevation, Mount Aconcagua is located along the Chile-Argentina border in South America,
and it is the world's highest peak after the mountains of the Himalayas.
Mount Aconcagua is part of the Andes mountain chain, a continental volcanic arc.

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