Notebook, pens, pencils
Camera and film
Tape measure, ruler, scale
Maps (topographic, geologic) Acid bottle (5% hydrochloric) Chisels, trowels, shovels, picks Global positioning system (GPS) Extra batteries Binoculars
Calculator (solar powered) Sample bags with labels Newspaper Toilet paper First-aid kit
Water bottle (with water)
Snacks (especially carbohydrates)
Duct tape Backpack
Recording data, making illustrations.
Magnifying small features.
Photographic illustration, aesthetic expression.
Measuring distances or dimensions.
Navigation, determining directions of linear features, measuring angles.
Breaking rocks, catharsis.
Integrating locations with geologic data.
Testing for presence of CaCO3.
Excavation of fossil specimens.
Determining locations, navigation.
Recharging GPS and camera.
Viewing distant outcrops of likely fossil-bearing zones.
Analyzing field measurements. Collecting personally portable specimens. Wrapping fossil specimens for cushioning. Wrapping fossil specimens, field emergencies. Fixing oneself for more fieldwork. Proper hydration for more fieldwork. Personal fuel.
Keeping sun off face and rain off head, style. Eye protection, especially from sun. Skin protection (a must in desert areas). Ankle support in rocky or mountainous terrain. Cutting tape, burlap, or anything else that needs cutting.
Carrying all of the previously mentioned items
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