Friday, March 21, 2008

Low Carb Diet in the Peak District

KEGS Geologist struck oil in the Peak District during their first residential field trip. The students also marvelled at the glorious scenery produced by the Carbonfierous reef knolls along the Manifold Valley, the spendour of the Mam Tor lndslide and the faulting and mineralisation of Ecton Copper Mine. Students can access photos of the field visit from the school network.

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Earthquake Strikes UK

Overnight an earthquake struck Lincolnshire, the largest earthquake for over 25 years. See details at the USGS website:

Wednesday, January 30, 2008

YASS Opportunities for G&T students

We are looking at the possibility of students taking past in the OU YASS project. The opportunities are available in the following topic areas:
Fossils and the History of Life
Volcanoes, Earthquakes and Tsunamis

Students must apply before the end of this half term: February 8th

Thursday, January 24, 2008

Earthquake Fact or Fiction

The USGS has put out an interesting report on the Fact or Fiction associated with Quakes ..... we worth a look here and certainly here for more USGS quake links !

Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Geological Society of London Lectures

The Geologial Society of London has made the Shell sponsored lecture series available to watch on line. Lecture details will be updated as the programme progresses. the first, a Lecture by Dr. R. Fortey, FRS can be accessed through this link and details of the forthcoming lectures through this additional link. It is strongly recommended that you take a look.

Monday, January 21, 2008


A Level Geology field trip to Iceland, the "Land of Ice and Fire" will take place from September 29th to October 2nd 2008 !