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Science Under the Maya Sun

Video: Spring Break Yucatan — Students from Northwestern's Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences enjoyed eight days in the Yucatan. Check out their adventures. See more videos from Northwestern magazine.

Students from the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences survey the landscape during passage into the heart of the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve in southeast Mexico. The students were part of a 21-person contingent on an eight-day field trip to the Yucatán Peninsula to study carbonate geology and aqueous geochemistry. The students pictured above are Rosemary Bush, front, Allison Baczynski, second standing, Clayton Brengman, third standing, and Yun-Yuan Chang, seated. Bush, Baczynski and Chang are doctoral candidates, and Brengman is a sophomore.

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