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Department of Earth Sciences

Skye Fieldtrip

At the beginning of the Summer vacation prior to third year, you will spend two weeks practising mapping skills on the Isle of Skye.

An island of the Inner Hebrides, the Isle of Skye displays staggeringly varied Precambrian and Mesozoic sequences and Tertiary volcanics.


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All course materials can be found on the Earth Sciences Moodle course pages.

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Health & safety

Whether in the lab or out on fieldwork, you need to be aware of your health and safety, and what responsibilities you have to look after yourself and your colleagues. Please refer to the Safety Handbook.

Safety Handbook

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