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It's Pancake Night in our little wagon circle in Carrboro, so me and a bunch of other scholars I live with all got together and we're making pancakes British-style. #takeovertuesday 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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February 10, 2016
A different view of the Appalachians in the geology department. I'm in love with geologic maps. #takeovertuesday 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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A quick scoot through Chapel Hill. 🚗🚗🚗 #takeovertuesday 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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Sometimes after working in the field I go to church, I mean, BBQ. #takeovertuesday 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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Experimental clearcuts are part of the land use plan in this part of the Duke Forest. #takeovertuesday 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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I share this stream with a group of Duke researchers. I guess they're protecting their equipment from the rain. #takeovertuesday 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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My mortal enemy in the field today is the greenbriar, but today is the first day I remembered to bring clippers. The foe has been danced with. #takeovertuesday 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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My thesis involves quantifying the surface area of a small stream network north of town, so I'm collecting measurements every five meters throughout the network. It's pretty low tech, but not all science has to be fancy to find interesting results! #takeovertuesday #scienceonashoestring 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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Hey y'all! My name is Eric Barefoot, I'm a senior geology major in the Morehead-Cain program. I'm taking over the Instagram today so that y'all can get a slightly different take on the Carolina experience. I'm going out to do fieldwork today collecting data for my senior thesis. #takeovertuesday #rocksrock 📷: Eric Barefoot ’16
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February 9, 2016
We never know what we'll find hidden away inside this building, such as this gem: the height and weight of each scholar in 1962 and 1963, so that “Uncle Mot” could calculate the average cost per pound and inch! #thiswasathing
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