The day I received my high school diploma was arguably the most important milestone of my academic career. Unknowingly, I began a lifelong fascination with taking my education just one step further. This has manifested in my current pursuit of a Doctor of Philosophy at age 22.
Boudin is a geologic term coming from the French word for sausage, and describes a structure created through layer-parelell extension. These are competent rock layers that have been stretched into observable segments. In the example above we see a boudin that has formed in limestone through plastic deformation creating the classic looking pinch and swell … Continue reading Stretching the Bounds