First years building up field skills

Just finishing off the podzol soil profile – they might even be enjoying themselves

Testing the water quality – samples from the Ouseburn

Tufa dam – a rare sight for Northumberland – a site for future field trip that I’ve been checking out with Paul from Natural England and James from Nafferton

The first year Environmental Science and Earth Science and Countryside Managers and Rural Studies have been making the most of the not too bad weather and been learning about soil profiles, water quality, Land Use Capability and water quantity – with more to come after Easter when they do some botany and develop their own research projects… watch this space.

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