Department of Geology and Geophysics

Department of Geology and Geophysics

Secrets of the Cowie Foreshore

Join geologists John Howell and Jess Pugsley as they guide you through a hidden geological wonderland that includes a massive fault that cuts across Scotland

Geology Field Study

Our geology students study how the Earth’s processes impact people and their environments through an amazing variety of field study opportunities.

Planetary Geology

Geology at Aberdeen extends far beyond the study of the Earth

Gairloch Field Trip

Fieldwork is fundamental to geosciences, and at Aberdeen, we enjoy easy access to dozens of world-class geo-sites across Scotland.

Carbon Capture and Storage

Dr Clare Bond explains the process of capturing carbon and storing it in the ground to help meet net zero targets.

Virtual Geosciences

V3 Geo has been developed by Aberdeen geoscientists and is a bespoke public repository and viewer for 3D virtual geoscience models, with a focus on virtual geological outcrops.

Field Study

We are lucky to have so many fantastic field study locations in Scotland, many of which are a short drive from Aberdeen

Virtual Outcrops

Combining the latest virtual tools and resources with our unrivaled field study locations on our doorstep here in Scotland.