I’m back from the Helmsdale field course, so here are a few photos from the Thursday and Friday. We went to Lothbeg Point on Thursday morning. The river was much higher than last time I was here, so I didn’t attempt to cross it to view the outcrop from the far bank. It is notContinue reading Back to the far North: Part III
The Helmsdale field course continues, following yesterday’s stops to look at the Permian/Triassic sandstones to the south of the Moray Firth. We started today by visiting Ousdale quarry to look at the Devonian sediments. The weather was not auspicious: the cloudbase was lower than the quarry. This meant that the vegetation was very wet. SoContinue reading Back to the far North part II: a day of two halves.
I’m on the Helmsdale field course again, with the students going into the third year of the geophysics degrees. Unlike two years ago I’m not here as a driver; we have switched to using a professional coach driver. Actually, I have sneaked onto the trip because someone dropped out after all the accommodation had beenContinue reading Back to the far North: part 1.