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October 8, 2014

EarthCaching – and where geoscientists can help

You may be familiar with the outdoor sport called “geocaching,” defined by as “a real-world, outdoor treasure hunting game using GPS-enabled devices. Participants navigate to a specific set of GPS coordinates and then attempt to find the geocache (container) hidden at that location.”  There are several different types of caches available, and it is not uncommon for geoscientists to specifically search for the ones classified as EarthCaches.  Check out …