As sure as the earth moves in Berkeley, there’s a volcano just off Skyline Boulevard. Not just any volcano, mind you. This one’s laying on its side with its guts exposed. You might not recognize it right away, owing to its reclining position and the grassy coat it’s adopted. But among the shrubs and grasses at Sibley Regional Volcanic Preserve, you’ll find the rocky body and layered underpinnings of one of the largest of a handful of volcanoes that once dotted our geologic neighborhood.
Craig Rosa is KQED's Senior Interactive Producer for Science & Environment. Prior to joining KQED in October of 2006, he spent 11 years with The Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose, where he worked to create innovative educational visitor experiences online and within the museum space. He was also responsible for the museum's Information Services operations. He began his informal science interpretation career at the Brooklyn Children's Museum as an Assistant Exhibit Developer and Greenhouse Program Coordinator. Craig has a B.A. in World Arts and Cultures from UCLA, and an M.A. in Performance Studies from New York University.
Robin Marks is the owner and operator of Discovery Street Tours, which offers science-themed walking tours in San Francisco. She is also a long-time science writer, and president of the Northern California Science Writers' Association. She loves to climb big hills, investigate tidbits of everyday life, and do chemistry experiments with her food.