On May 5th 2017, ENVS3007 Environmental Remediation students visited a former “town gas” work site in Clyde St, Hamilton. Students were shown around the site by a member of Jemena, the company which is currently responsible for monitoring and remediating contaminates left over at the site from its days as a gasworks. Even though […]
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Still deciding what to enroll in for Semester 2 this year? Take a look at the GEOS3280 field trip, that is only on offer every few years, going to New Zealand’s North Island during the September mid-semester break. For more information click on the flyer below or contact the course coordinator, Dr Silvia Frisia – […]
On the 16th of August 23 students took part a one day fieldtrip in the first of three field trips to local beaches and headland outcrops as part of the Earths Sedimentary Rocks and Environments course. We spent the day at Redhead and Dudley beaches with perfect weather. The students received brief lectures in the […]
Over 3 days during September ~30 students went to Pacific Palms to look at sedimentary rocks and the depositional environments they formed in. This field trip involved some rock climbing, dolphin watching, looking at fossils and trekking through Booti Booti National Park to remote locations. We looked at sedimentary sequences from shallow marine, beach deposits, […]
On the weekend of the 12th of September ~70 students travelled around Booti Booti National Park, Port Macquarie and Mt Seaview to look at a traverse across an ancient arc-forearc-subduction/accretion system. Over the two days we looked at the rock types, geological history, arc migration, volcanism, extension and formation of the Tasman Sea and eruption […]
The course and fieldtrip will provide insight into coastal features including beaches, estuaries and inlets as well as the processes that shape these features: waves, currents, and tides. During the course you will gain knowledge in coastal environments and processes as well as the field skills required to identify geomorphological features, conduct a beach survey, […]
The drone footage below was taken at the accommodation that the students stayed at for the Nubrygan field trip, the Lake Burrendong Sport and Recreation Centre near Wellington NSW. The centre is set on 67 hectares and the footage shows the natural bushland as well as Lake Burrendong and the distant mountain ranges.