Meet our Graduate Students: Jamie Campbell

A lake in PeruDegree Program: Master of Science

Sometimes the best part about doing field work is the things you didn't expect to find along the way. During our recent sampling adventure through the Altiplano region of Peru we stumbled upon a few ancient relics of a past civilization that pre-dates that of the Inca.

The only thing more interesting than the history that the rocks can tell you is that of the human story that offers a window into the recent past. High atop glacially carved mesas are these funerary towers, ornate and precisely cut, distinct in their shape as they widen toward the top. Some are situated within vast tracks of land while others are perched beside beautiful blue lakes. In any regard it's not a bad view to take with you into the next life.

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