Malta’d (field notes and photos)

April took me to Malta with our second-year Marine Geography undergraduates. (I know it’s now July, and April was a while ago. I’m doing my best here.) While Roo Perkins led one crew on snorkeling surveys of biodiversity in a selection of bays around the island, Rhoda Ballinger & I led a second group on…

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Jersey time (Channel Islands dispatch)

Back from a brilliant week on Jersey, in the Channel Islands, with the second-year Marine Geography students. After an island reconnoitre last Sunday, we spent Monday walking beaches; Tuesday in the Jersey Museum and Maritime Museum (with market-stall lunch at the Central Market in St Helier); Wednesday with officials from the States of Jersey Department…

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