Monthly Archives: May 2011

Follow the progress of the Celtic Explorer in the North Atlantic.

A research cruise onboard the Marine Institute’s Celtic Explorer vessel, which NUIM Geography Department staff member Steve McCarron was involved in planning, is currently collecting sediment cores from a number of locations on the Irish continental Shelf as part of the INFOMAR research programme . The cores (up to 6m length, collected in waters up […]

NUIM Geography students map Bilbao

On St Patrick’s day 2011, at the end of a four-day field trip to Bilbao in the Basque Country, eleven NUIM Geography 2nd Year students were asked to go in three groups and collect data at 58 points in the downtown area of the city. The weather was harsh but they conducted the exercise with […]