Athens 2016

Few examples of street art to make all of us think #TeamAthens #GeogGoGreece pic.twitter.com/QH9ifAL78C — UoE Geos Students (@UoEGeos_TO) September 6, 2016 Reflections in Athens #StreetArt #GeogGoGreece pic.twitter.com/4nHkgoqFE7 — UoE Geos Students (@UoEGeos_TO) September 5, 2016 Impromptu lecture theatre in #Athens on the #Geography field trip @UoEGeos_TO pic.twitter.com/W0oxjqf6SN — Rosie Russell (@HS_UoE_Geos) September 5, 2016 A snapshot from city tour Athens #GeogGoGreece pic.twitter.com/1GMVNPtU3D — UoE Geos Students (@UoEGeos_TO) September 5, 2016 Continue reading Athens 2016

Some pics from Spain 2015

Spectacular folded turbidites at El Gordo (the fat one!) on Day 3 of @GeosciencesEd Spain field trip @CockburnGeol pic.twitter.com/mPcixnbGu0 — Stuart Gilfillan (@stugilfillan) February 18, 2015 House sized block falls due to erosion of soft sediments beneath sandstone beds day 3 of @GeosciencesEd Spain trip pic.twitter.com/C83bzSklAn — Stuart Gilfillan (@stugilfillan) February 18, 2015 Day 4 on @GeosciencesEd Spain trip started with examination of a temperate carbonate – similar to modern deposits pic.twitter.com/AWvpfeEYpY — Stuart Gilfillan (@stugilfillan) February 19, 2015 @geosciencesed students enjoying the world famous Carboneras fault zone on Day 4 of Spain fieldtrip @CockburnGeol pic.twitter.com/F8DKReKfXw — Stuart Gilfillan (@stugilfillan) … Continue reading Some pics from Spain 2015

Looking forward to Jamaica by Ciaran

Imagine being told on your first day of university that your chosen course has a COMPULSORY field trip to Jamaica! As a EG (Environmental GeoScientist) student that was how we started uni life. But of course there is always a catch – ours was having to wait two and a half years to get there. The build up was excruciating but truly exciting. The Jamaica Trip is for 2 weeks and based in Discovery Bay near Montego Bay. Average temperatures reach roughly 29 degrees Celsius in April, only slightly higher than in Scotland…!! It doesn’t hurt to add that there is a beach … Continue reading Looking forward to Jamaica by Ciaran

Mull Day 6 by Cat

Day 6 Folding associated with the Igneous centres; dalradian exposures Around Loch Don the Great Glen fault brings a small amount of dalradian rocks on Mull. The succession has then been deformed and folded in response to the emplacement of the igneous centres. The Loch Don anticline brings dalradian schists to the surface in the core of the fold. Conveniently … our last stop was next to the ferry terminal! Originally called Craignurite a cone sheet from centre 1 can be seen cross cutting (pretty messed up) Triassic conglomerates (exposed in the craignure anticline). The cone sheet consists of a … Continue reading Mull Day 6 by Cat