Category Physical Geography

Geography: It's more than just colouring in

What is geography?

It’s a classic question that just about anyone involved in geography will be subjected to at some stage.  I get it in a variety of formats. Sometimes the plain ‘what is geography?’ oxbridge interview style question by people trying to trip you up, occasionally the disdainful ‘urgh geography?’ and probably most commonly the ‘geography is […]

Global distribution of blog views for the Geography and Environment postgraduate blog.

The geographies of blog readership

After six months of being live, find out how and where the Geography and Environment blog has been viewed.

The coast is a good place to write poetry

My PhD Poem: Brown Cow

Writing a poem about your PhD can be surprisingly satisfying. Mmm.

What does glacial fieldwork involve?

Electronics in a dripping bothy bag?

It's not to hard to target the car at close range

Wierd things you end up doing on fieldwork

Fieldwork always seems to involve me having to master a variety of techniques I’ve never tried before…

The River Itchen

Threats to English chalk streams – Part 2

The final blog post in the series – Trev Bond discusses four more threats to English chalk streams

Another beautiful day in sunny iceland

Notes from a glacier – What lies beneath (GPR – Ground Penetrating Radar)

The initial phase of work on the glacier has been largely preoccupied with what is under the glacier.