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TREX 2018 Day 13: Science Talk

By Ju Chulakadabba ‘19 Today was the last day before our science talk to the public.  We had been crunching in the past few days working on data analysis and presentation. We had our last run-through […]

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TREX 2018 Day 13: The Public Talk

By Suchan Vivatsethachai `20 Finally, it’s the day for the public talk! I woke up early to double check that our presentation slides were in good shape. Following up on comments from our professors and TAs, […]

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TREX 2018 Day 13: Presenting our work

By Meghan Reisenauer ‘19 Monday was the big day of our public presentation! In the morning, we did a final edit to the slides and ran through what we would say again. Our professors asked to […]

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TREX 2018 Day 13: Finale

By Joey Noszek ’20 The past few days have been packed with work. We worked all day Saturday and Sunday to prepare for our presentation. As we sat at picnic tables inside the main cabin, we […]

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TREX 2018 Day 10: Breathing Underwater

By Joey Noszek ’20 We began the day by going to Kanahul’u Beach for snorkeling. I had never snorkeled before and I found snorkeling to be a great experience once I got the hang of it. […]

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TREX 2018 Day 10: Snorkelin’

By Meghan Reisenauer ‘19 We began early this morning on the road to Kona to go snorkeling as a group! Once again, I realized I had visited this place before – in fact, I had snorkeled […]

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TREX 2018 Day 10: Get under the Sea

By Suchan Vivatsethachai `20 Despite piles of data waiting to be analyzed, we were still lucky enough to have a chance to go snorkeling! Not far from Hapuna Beach State Park lies a small but beautiful […]

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TREX 2018 Day 9: Moving Day #2

By Joey Noszek ’20 Today was our first scheduled moving day. Although, due to the government shutdown, it was actually our second moving day. This morning saw us packing everything up and getting out of our […]

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TREX 2018 Day 9: Valley Girls

By Meghan Reisenauer ‘19 Today was quite a day! We moved from our lodging in Volcano to cabins next to Hapuna beach and to get there we drove along the coast, giving us some great views. […]

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TREX 2018 Day 9: A hike to remember

By Ju Chulakadabba ‘19 Today we moved from the southern part of the island to the northern part, where we aimed to work on our presentation over the next few days. On the way to Hapuna […]

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TREX 2018 Day 9: To the Opposite Side

By Suchan Vivatsethachai `20 Today all TREXers moved to the complete opposite side of the Big Island of Hawaii in Waialea, a city near Kona. After enjoying the tropical rainforest environment for about a week, we […]

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TREX 2018 Day 9: Happy to be in Hapuna!

By Josh Wilson ‘19 Today was our second moving day of the trip! Everyone woke up around 8:00AM and set about packing everything from personal belongings to pH sensors and all the other equipment strewn across […]

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