Accessibility Statement

Sheila Ballantyne

We hope this book will bring part of the field to the learner. Whether the learner is restricted by costs, logistics, land access, or personal limitations, anyone can view the rock images, manipulate the 3D models, and interpret the petrology and geochemistry from any computer connected to the internet. It is our sincere hope that this book will contribute positively to efforts in making earth sciences more accessible.

We have tried to meet various accessibility guidelines (W3C, University of Toronto Guidelines, and the Conestoga Library Accessibility Checklist for OER development). Please note that we have embedded videos of rotating thin sections (microscope slides of rock sections) and these videos have no associated audio. We welcome all questions, comments, and concerns about accessibility and any suggestions for improvement are appreciated. Our group can be contacted at:


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