For me, the best part of studying Ecology (or geosciences in general) is getting to go out into the field. While my first year courses took me to Siccar Point (Earth Dynamics), the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (Origin and Diversity of Life) and an estate in Perthshire (Biology, Ecology and Environment), I hadn’t been on... Continue Reading →
My blog on my geology field excursion to the Assynt Geo-Park with the University of Edinburgh, School of GeoSciences.
Our MSc Food Security students visited Malaysia in April. See what they got up to! https://youtu.be/t7syBw54rC8
Kids helping the soils group do an infiltration test.The MSc in Environmental Protection & Management has been quite the ride from modules were we explored the importance of carbon sinks such as peat bogs to practical courses that challenged us to work as a group on the implementation of food hubs in North Edinburgh. One of the compulsory... Continue Reading →
Updates... Within my blog I shall start two series: One concerning the subjects I took and currently studying. The other, a travel series where I will talk about the places I visited in Scotland and found them interesting. Onto the main part... Earth Dynamics This is a great introductory course for general Geology. It introduces... Continue Reading →
Hey, my name is Malcolm, I am a 3rd year Geophysics and Meteorology student at Edinburgh. Myself and the rest of the Geophysics and Meteorology crew have recently returned from the Arran fieldtrip, or more formally the Atmospheric Science Field Skills course. First of all, I would just like to say a quick thank you... Continue Reading →
We've just added a new page to highlight our field trip to Arran as part of our Geophysics and Meteorology degree. Physics and Meteorology student Emily Dowd has written her own blog about it here. As well as putting their new skills into practice, they learned about the pitfalls of taking measurements around sheep… Photo credits... Continue Reading →