Geography, Earth and environment at Brighton

Human geography field trip to Morocco 2016

This year our BA Geography students jetted out to Morocco to explore human geography in the field. With teaching support from staffmembers Dr Becky Elmhirst, Dr Jason Lim, Dr Mandy Curtis and Dr Nick McGlynn, and deep local knowledge from expert guide Ibrahim, these 20 students spent five days in the famous tourist hub of…

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Surprising find in the middle of Catania

  Today was student project day on our fieldtrip to Sicily. I accompanied some students interested in archaeology to this Greek and then Roman amphitheater that I had found yesterday in the middle of Catania. From the outside you would not know this amazing site was there as it is surrounded by modern houses. However,…

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Water Quality, day 2 of the Geography Sicily field trip

Day two of our Geography Sicily fieldtrip, some 2nd year students testing water quality at Aci Castello. In the background are the ‘Isles of the Cyclops’ from the Odysseus mythology.

Sicily Archaeology Day – Giardini Naxos

Our first day in Sicily with a great group of 2nd year students at Giardini Naxos, the first Ancient Greek colony on the island. A fantastic day exploring ancient ruins was had by all.

Post from our man in Sicily

Etna greeting us on the morning of 17th March 2016 (from Boris Behncke @etnaboris)

Morocco field trip

Temperatures are warming up for the Morocco field trip in four weeks’ time. Deciding what to pack for the Atlas Mountains is an issue: recent years have seen 30 degree temperatures, extreme rainfall and a metre of snow. Looking forward to it!

The countdown to Sicily 2016 begins!

Hoping that Mount Etna puts on another explosive performance for our forthcoming Sicily field trip. Just 4 weeks to go!

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