Category Hydrology

River management on the Wooler Water

River restoration: Part 2 – What you shouldn’t do

The second of two posts looking at the DO’s and DONT’s of river restoration

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A tributary of the River Itchen at Winchester

Why are English chalk streams important?

Why are chalk streams important? In the third blog post in the series we consider the unique ecological value of these groundwater-dominated rivers.

A cow ramp

Cattle and the freshwater pearl mussel

A rant about a recent episode of Countryfile. Are cattle really to blame for the decline of the freshwater pearl mussel?

Clear waters and gravel bed substrate on the Itchen River

The characteristics of English chalk streams

The second in a series of blogs looking at English chalk streams. This time, what is it that characterises these lowland rivers?

In the field

Geography Fieldwork: It’s amazing

Everyone loves fieldwork. It’s one of the reasons to be a Geographer! So what do we get up to?

Geography: It's more than just colouring in

What is Geography nowadays anyway?

There’s a lot more to Geography than just colouring in. Geography’s more important in the 21st Century than ever.

BSG Conference 2012

BSG 2012: Postgraduate Workshop

Trev Bond tells us about the Postgraduate Workshop at the British Society for Geomorphology Conference 2012