We lead major international projects, such as researching coastal community vulnerability to storms in Thailand (Newton Fund) and we have ongoing research investigating evidence and impacts of hurricanes in the geological past in the Gulf of Mexico. We also have a strong research areas in Hazards with research in Volcanology, Palaeohazards and Disaster Management and Recovery.View the Ormskirk weather station
Everything’s gone green
Like the Edge Hill ducks, when it comes to sustainability, there’s a lot going on beneath the surface of the Edge Hill campus.
Real World Experience – Geography and Geology
In December 1972, Harrison Schmitt became the first professional geologist to set foot on the moon, as part of the crew of Apollo 17. He and his crew-member collected over 115kg of rocks and other materials from the surface.
We can’t guarantee you’ll make it all the way to the moon, but a degree in the geosciences is certainly a route to a rewarding career.
Career enhancing opportunities – geography and geology
rstanding the world, so fieldwork is a core component of all our courses.