2008-Working at Stanley Glacier

SUMMARY: Overview of the 2008 expedition at Stanley Glacier. (4:49)

Researchers in helicopter, looking out windows
DESCRIPTION: Researchers in helicopter, looking out windows

View of mountains from helicopter
DESCRIPTION: View of mountains from helicopter

View from ground as helicopter flies away
DESCRIPTION: View from ground as helicopter flies away

Researchers walking in valley covered with small stones, patches of snow
DESCRIPTION: Researchers walking in valley covered with small stones, patches of snow

Sides of valley showing bare rock and piles of rubble
DESCRIPTION: Sides of valley showing bare rock and piles of rubble

Wide shot showing researchers hiking across boulder-strewn landscape
DESCRIPTION: Wide shot showing researchers hiking across boulder-strewn landscape

Researchers use hammers and chisels to split rock
DESCRIPTION: Researchers use hammers and chisels to split rock

Shot of excavation site showing tools and water jug
DESCRIPTION: Shot of excavation site showing tools and water jug

Close up shot of researchers finding fossils
DESCRIPTION: Close up shot of researchers finding fossils

Researchers having lunch
DESCRIPTION: Researchers having lunch

Close-up of rock saw cutting into slab of rock
DESCRIPTION: Close-up of rock saw cutting into slab of rock

Jean-Bernard Caron, Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology at the Royal Ontario Museum and expedition leader uses rock saw to slice out square of rock, hands it to another researcher who shows it to the camera
DESCRIPTION: Jean-Bernard Caron, Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology at the Royal Ontario Museum and expedition leader uses rock saw to slice out square of rock, hands it to another researcher who shows it to the camera

"Let's see, pull it up next to your face, extreme close-up."

Researchers study rock slabs for fossils
DESCRIPTION: Researchers study rock slabs for fossils

Researchers studying rocks
DESCRIPTION: Researchers studying rocks

Researchers uses magnifying glass on rocks
DESCRIPTION: Researchers uses magnifying glass on rocks

Wrapping fossils in newspaper, Caron speaks
DESCRIPTION: Wrapping fossils in newspaper, Caron speaks

"So Jason is wrapping fossils, just like Walcott used to do"

Allison Daley puts wrapped rocks in cloth bag
DESCRIPTION: Allison Daley puts wrapped rocks in cloth bag

"I'm just packing up some samples of carbonate rocks that Mikhail is going to dissolve and try to find some small shelly fossils in. So lots of projects going on."

Helicopter flies in to valley
DESCRIPTION: Helicopter flies in to valley

Researcher attaches netting bag filled with equipment to helicopter, which takes off and flies away
DESCRIPTION: Researcher attaches netting bag filled with equipment to helicopter, which takes off and flies away

View of Stanley Glacier from helicopter as it flies away, showing glacier on the side of mountain
DESCRIPTION: View of Stanley Glacier from helicopter as it flies away, showing glacier on the side of mountain

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