Monthly Archives: November 2015

Top 100 UK Geo-sites from the Geological Society

The UK and Ireland feature some of the most diverse and beautiful geology in the world, spanning most of geological time, from the oldest Pre-Cambrian rocks to the youngest Quaternary sediments. As part of Earth Science Week 2014, The Geological … Continue reading

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Using Live River Flow Data to Investigate Storm Abigail

After following the progress of Storm Abigail – our first weather system to be given a name – track across the UK this weekend, I decided to take a closer look at some of the river systems in the north … Continue reading

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Cartoons to Represent the Modern World–ZkDAUbZk1Sx These fantastic cartoons carry strong messages about the modern world. Great starters for discussion on a number of topics.

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UK’s First Named Storm Is Here!

Britain’s first official named storm – Abigail – will hit on Thursday bringing 80mph winds to the north of the UK as a deep low pressure system moves across the Atlantic. It is a landmark for UK forecasting, representing the … Continue reading

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New OS Map Symbols Confirmed

Back in the early summer, BBC’s ‘One Show’ ran a competition to select some new symbols for Ordnance Survey maps. Six new symbols have since been selected to be included in the forthcoming reprint of the ‘Tour Map’ series  – … Continue reading

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A Geo News Web Site To Add To Your Favourites I retweeted an article from this web site last week, and have managed to find a bit of time today to explore the rest of the site. What a gem! The quality of the recent entries suggest that this … Continue reading

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