Environmental Geoscience Field Trips

Hello! Here’s a blog post about the compulsory field trips for Environmental Geoscience (EG) undergraduate students 😊 In first year, after two weeks of classes, all earth science undergrads (geology, geology and physical geography, environmental geoscience, etc.) go on a one-day field trip to Pease Bay and Siccar Point (about 1 hour away from Edinburgh).... Continue Reading →

Two weeks in the Arctic

Hello everyone! As promised by some of my posts on Instagram/Facebook/Twitter, here is an article about my summer course at UNIS (University Centre in Svalbard), in Longyearbyen (78°N!). It was called “Shipping in the Arctic”, and lasted from the end of July to mid-August (2 weeks). You have to know that Longyearbyen does not experience... Continue Reading →

During the first week of September 2018 I was lucky enough to participate in a research project sponsored by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) that aimed to address and improve access to field trips for geoscience students with disabilities. This took place in Anglesey and was a unique trip that involved meeting 11... Continue Reading →

Morocco 2018

By Celeste Kellock and Chelsea Fletcher This year the MSc Environmental Protection and Management and MSc Soils and Sustainability field trip was to Morocco. One of the great parts of an environmental degree is the opportunity to take part in field work - you get to experience data collection, analysis, results and interpretation – the... Continue Reading →

Why ecosystem services?

I’m from the exotic south of England, Hertfordshire to be more precise. I moved a little further north to Manchester to study Geography for my undergrad. After a couple of years of working and travelling I decided to move even further north to Edinburgh to study Ecosystem Services for my masters. Welcome week trip to... Continue Reading →

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