Geology for Global Development

Climate change

Back to Basics – Geology and International Development (Part 1/4)

How can an understanding of geology support and strengthen international development?  #1 – Through the provision of clean water, dignified safe sanitation and hygiene training (WASH). The expert knowledge of hydrogeologists is essential if effective, sustainable projects are to be completed. Effective and sustainable WASH projects can improve education, health, income generation, the qualit ...[Read More]

Guest Blog: Iphakade and Earth Stewardship Science from Africa

Jane Robb is the EGU Educational Fellow and Director (Policy and Research) at www.unboxd.co.uk. She has also served on the GfGD Executive Committee since 2012, first as our Communications Officer and currently as University Group Resources Officer – helping to develop resources to equip our growing University Group network. Today she writes about her recent experiences in South Africa, and t ...[Read More]

GfGD at #EGU2013: Day two

Here is an insight into what the GfGD team got up to on day two of #EGU2013! c Geoethics and Natural Hazards This morning saw sessions on ‘Geoethics and Natural Hazards’ that contained plenty of enthusiastic discussion on the L’Aquila case. Joel Gill, GfGD’s Director was there bright and early and covered the session on Twitter: Keep up with all of the GfGD team at #EGU2013 ...[Read More]

GfGD at #EGU2013: Day one

The GfGD team have landed in Vienna for the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2013! You can find Joel (GfGD Director), Rosalie (GfGD Blog Manager) and Faith (GfGD University Groups Officer) in sessions on hazards, water and climate (see our schedule highlights for the general plan!). We will be tweeting and blogging about the latest research from the press centre. Dangerous Phenomena I s ...[Read More]