News Archive

Triassic carbonate nappes, Montenegro

September News

25th August 2021

Fractured carbonates … tick. Large-scale thrust nappes … tick. Fieldwork … tick. Montenegro … yes please!

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Comparison of a fault in a text book and in outcrop

August News

16th August 2021

Text book (left) vs. reality (right). Zechstein carbonates, Co. Durham. “There’s no difference between theory and practice … in theory!”  

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Lidar scanning inside the Beamish adit mine

July News Update

20th July 2021

Lessons learned this month: Gathering detailed outcrop data in confined underground settings can be rather challenging (but very useful)! Given the vast geothermal potential in abandoned coal mines to provide a carbon-neutral way to generate domestic and commercial heating, we’ve been keen to take a closer look at outcrop properties of coal for some time.…

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industrial cluster

July News

2nd July 2021

Carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS) is coming soon to the UK, and we’ve got a very busy Summer ahead. Watch this space!

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Details of upcoming courses that we are running for GeoLogica

June News

7th June 2021

This month sees the launch of new industry training courses run by GeoLogica. It’s great to see how the experienced team have assembled a range of courses with impressive depth and breadth, and we’re really excited to be involved! In addition to training that focuses on sub-surface interpretation, there is also a comprehensive program of…

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Screenshot from virtual fieldtrip in SE Turkey

May News

28th May 2021

We’re still very busy this month preparing and running virtual fieldtrips while covid restrictions prevent most real fieldtrips from taking place. Following on from our earlier excursions, in which we’ve toured the Zagros (many times!), the Betics in SE Spain, and classic UK geology in SE Scotland and NE England, our next trip returned to…

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FME certification

April News Update

28th April 2021

For many years ArcMap has been our ‘go-to’ software for everyday GIS work, though we also use ER Mapper, GDAL, GMT, GRASS, QGIS, and a host of other software tools. We have always had a love-hate relationship with ArcMap –it’s overpriced, inconsistent, lacks backwards compatibility, for many years was terminally unstable (now, thankfully improved), and…

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North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers

April News

7th April 2021

This month we’re very much looking forward to the upcoming Transition to NET-ZERO in the North of England conference, an open forum organised jointly by the Durham Energy Institute and the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers. The meeting is chaired by our long-time co-worker Jon Gluyas (Director of the Durham Energy…

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Coincidence of the pre-Variscan surface geology and the cities that fuelled the industrial revolution in the UK

March News Update

31st March 2021

As we look ahead to the important role that geoscience continues to play in the global energy transition, it’s been fantastic to put together a virtual fieldtrip that also emphasises the influence of geology on the rapid industrialisation that started in the UK in the 18th century. The five-day fieldtrip, developed with Durham University colleagues…

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