Meet our NSF Graduate Research Fellows: Shelby Rader

Shelby Rader at Siccar Point Degree Program: PhD

I spent a semester abroad with some friends who were non-geoscience majors and during our time in England I convinced two of them to make the trip to Siccar Point with me, one of the more famous geological landmarks. Though Siccar Point is famous to geologists, in Scotland it's pretty unknown. The owner of the bed and breakfast we were staying at claimed they were within walking distance so we set out to find it one morning planning on being back by lunch. Eight hours later plus a ride from a kind stranger and we had finally made it to Siccar Point. My friends weren't quite as enthused as I was....

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