Geography, Earth and environment at Brighton

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!

A view from the Acropolis

Post by Joseph Hall, Lecturer in Human Geography We have just come back from a fantastic field trip to Greece with our first year Geography and Environmental Science students. As part of the trip we spend a day in Athens exploring contested histories and representations at the Acropolis site and in the Acropolis museum. Students…

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Rural geography field trip

A field trip took place in May 2015 as part of GY258 – Contemporary Rural Geographies module, which is convened by Dr Paul Gilchrist. A small group of students visited Tablehurst and Plaw Hatch Community Farms in Forest Row, East Sussex, to learn about the philosophies and practices of Community Supported Agriculture (CSA).We learned about…

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A first taste of fieldwork

Post by Professor David Nash In October, 75 first year students on our BSc Geology, BSc Physical Geography & Geology, and BSc Earth and Ocean Science courses travelled to Fishguard and St David’s in Pembrokeshire for their first taste of geological fieldwork. The trip was led by Dr Norman Moles and Dr Stewart Ullyott, with…

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Field trip dates for your diary

The first fieldtrips of the year are coming up soon. We’ve added dates to the calendar here. You can share photos or posts from your trips here.

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