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Joined on 19 February, 2009
For this weekend's #virtualviewpoint during lockdown, we're towering above the sea and gazing at 'Old Harry's Needles' at Handfast Point.
Find out the legends behind it's nickname and add it to your 'must-see list' to visit when restrictions are lifted:
Our first 'Be: Inspired' event of 2021 takes us to the Great Steppe - Nick Fielding will uncover new information about the exploration of the steppes and explain some of the secrets of this region's vast and diverse history.
Mon, 25 Jan at 2:30pm.
Are you interested in getting your research #project or #expedition funded? On 8 Feb, we'll be joined by global fundraising consultant, Craig Pollard, for an informative workshop with practical step-by-step guidance for #fundraising. More info:
Answering yesterday's #GeographyOnline quiz question, the Plitvice Lakes are in Croatia and were formed within a mountainous karst area by sedimentations called tufa or travertine.
And today's question, what was the capital city of the Aztec empire and where was it located?
Online learning for children (KS3/4): ‘Introducing Antarctica’ 🇦🇶
Experience the sights and sounds of #Antarctica, the coldest, windiest and least populated of the world’s continents -
#DiscoveringAntarctica @FCDOGovUK @RGS_IBG @RGS_IBGschools @GovBAT
Nominations are open for the Ness Award, presented each year to travellers who've popularised geography and the wider understanding of our world. We caught up with 2020 Ness Award recipient @nancycampbelle to discuss what receiving the award meant to her.
#Covid19 #vaccination programmes are underway in high-income countries, shining a light at the end of a dark tunnel. But is the monopoly on vaccine supplies leaving a bleaker picture for the third world?
Full article by @rory_horner via @geogdirections 👇
Next week we'll be joined by triathlete Andy Dickson who in 2020 completed two epic ultra-endurance journeys: the Frog Graham and the Frog Whitton. Tune in next week to hear his story of adventure and ambition!🚲
Joins us on 28 January at 6:30pm:
The deadline for our Environment and Sustainability Research #Grants is fast approaching! This award offers £15,000 to researchers within 10 years of completing their PhD for #fieldwork support. Apply by 22 February 👉
📷 Tamzin Forster
Answering yesterday's #GeographyOnline quiz question, George Washington gave a speech of only 135 words after being sworn into office.
Today's quiz question, which Croatian system of waterfalls and lakes is the result of travertine formations?
Just under one week until @ActforWildlife join us to talk about "Andean bears and people: coexistence through poverty reduction." It's free to attend, follow the link to find out more!
@RGS_IBG @chesterzoo #Andeanbears #Geography #Bolivia #Andes #cheshire
#Geography brings unique insights and spatial intelligence to policy and business decisions, from monitoring forest fires to tracking migration movements - see our consultations and case studies for practical examples of how we #usegeography here:
If you use or collect coastal #geospatial data - please complete 5 min survey:
We need to find out more about how UK #coastal #data is used across different sectors to improve how it's collected and shared.
@UKHO #LiDAR #aerialphotography @Bluesky_int
OS Net is a resilient nationwide network of 114 very accurately positioned GNSS base stations which are able to provide a rich data source of GNSS data.
Learn more from our Principal Research Scientist Steve Hancock: #everythinghappenssomewhere
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