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North Sea Core

North Sea Core

From their website: “North Sea Core CIC is an initiative set up in November 2018 in response to the release of core material by energy companies through the relinquishment, abandonment and decommissioning of fields on the UK Continental Shelf. It is recognised that core material provides an incredible resource for understanding the subsurface and it […]

Open Learn Courses (Open University)

Open Learn Courses (Open University)

The Open University offer a variety of courses that can be accessed online for free. There are 3 levels, from introductory to advanced and all offer certification at the end. There is an extensive list of courses within science but also many other topics so it is perfect for dipping into a subject if you […]

Natural History Museum (London) Virtual Tour

Natural History Museum (London) Virtual Tour

In partnership with google street view, you can now navigate the Natural History Museum as if you were there. Admittedly the fine print on displays cannot be read, but you can certainly see all the larger boards and certain specimens have even got online listings – well worth checking out!

Stereonet 11

Stereonet 11

A fantastic piece of software for plotting and analysing structural data using stereonets. Input the raw data using a text file or directly in the software itself and then fiddle with poles, planes, rose diagrams etc to your hearts content!

Environmental Geophysicist

Environmental Geophysicist

This is one of the blog entries from the Sandie Will’s Rockhead Geoscience Series “A Day in The Geo Life”.  In this entry Dr. Alistair McClymont describes his job as a Geophysicist. Alastair McClymont works in environmental consulting in Calgary, Alberta. His geophysics group uses a wide variety of different geophysical techniques to non-invasively map […]