A "Virtual" Tour of Austin's ESW Career Day Fair 2001
October 9, 2001

Students check in and get their packets for the career fair.

Dr. Scott W. Tinker, Director of the Bureau of Econand State Geologist, gives the keynote address at the opening ceremony.

Carol Knepp, Executive Director of Wild Basin Wilderness Preserve, presents representatives of the Austin Public Library with a check to purchase earth science books. $3,100.00 was raised for the library.

Arten Avakian, Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission (TNRCC), identifies rocks and minerals for students.

Dennis Dunn, UT Department of Geological Sciences, demonstrates gem cutting and polishing.

Talia Jurgens from the UT Texas Space Grant Consortium helps students with a lava layering experiment.

Ashley Galaway, from, discusses their Cyberways and Waterways program.

Students read maps provided by the Texas Natural Resources Information System.

Students listen to John Curchin from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) in Denver, Colorado, as he presents "Looking for Life in the Solar System."

Texas Department of Transportation archeologist demonstrates flint knapping.

Scott Tinker talks to Cappy Manly from the Austin Nature and Science Center.

Members of the Central Texas Paleontological Society answer questions about fossils.

Joseph Beery, from the Barton Springs/Edwards Aquifer Conservation District, talks about careers in water resources and management.

Brent Lyles, UT Texas Memorial Museum, talks about working at a museum.

Outreach Coordinators from the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission talk about nonpoint source pollution.