The University of the West of England, is delighted to be hosting the 54th Earth Science Teachers’ Association Annual Course and Conference.

This will be a virtual event taking place on Saturday 25th September.

The morning will consist of a choice of 3 from 9 workshops current confirmed topics are;

  • ArcGIS
  • Volcanoes and their Hazards
  • Sustainable Resources
  • Coastal Environments
  • Sedimentary Cores

The afternoon will begin with a Key Note Lecture on Geothermal Energy followed by the AGM and of course the world famous Bring and Share session.

On Sunday 26th September we are planning some localised field work (subject to current Covid restrictions).

Northern Event

We will meet at Hope railway station at 10.45 (A train leaves Sheffield for Hope at 10:17 and Manchester at 09:44), alternatively Car Parking is available at Hope Station.  We will then walk to Pindale and Dirtlow Rake (sites of historic lead mining) before heading to Castleton where there is a choice of going for some refreshments or walking back to Hope Station.  There is also the option of catching a bus back to Hope Station from Castleton.

Southern Event

Will be in the Ogmore area (further details to follow).