Outdoor Learning Programmes

Chalk Newton Geoscience provide outdoor geoscience education and learning activities in SW England for interest groups and individuals, undergraduates, postgraduates, professional geoscientists and conference/meeting delegates. The schedules run from one to five days and customised to suit the required learning objectives.

Professional and Academic Learning

Programme 1: Petroleum Geoscience for Non-Geoscientists

Course for non-geoscientists working in the petroleum exploration and production sector to gain awareness and knowledge of petroleum geoscience and the petroleum system.

Level: Suitable for all.

Duration: 3 days

Programme 2: Basin Analysis for Petroleum Geoscientists

Course aimed at post-graduate young professional groups.

Level: Suitable for those with degree in geoscience-related subject.

Duration: 5 days

Programme 3: Masterclass in Sedimentology

Three-day activity designed for professional geoscientists who require a in-depth and “hands-on” learning experience focussed on sedimentology and sediment processes.

Level: Suitable for those with degree in geoscience-related subject.

Duration: 3 days

Programme 4: Masterclass in Palaeontology

Designed for professional geoscientists who require a in-depth and “hands-on” learning experience focussed on all aspects of palaeontology including palaeoecology and trace fossil analysis.

Level: Suitable for those with degree in geoscience-related subject.

Duration: 3 days

Recreational and General Interest Learning

Programme 5: Introduction to Geology

Explore East Devon and Dorset geology. Suited for interest groups and individuals.

Level: Suitable for those with no prior geological knowledge.

Duration: 1 to 5 days

Programme 6: Company “Away Day”

Level of learning: Suitable for those with no prior geological knowledge.

Duration: 1 day

Programme 7: Family Day

Level of learning: Suitable for all, aged from 6 and older.

Duration: 1/2 day or 1 day