The accommodation in the Geography department includes:

  • the departmental library (Freeman Library)
  • teaching, research, physical geography and computing laboratories
  • lecture theatres
  • seminar rooms

as well as the departmental office, staff rooms and well equipped postgraduate rooms.


Museum Building Hall

Laboratories and Field Equipment

The Department of Geography is active in lab and field research and teaching. The laboratories and field storage facilities are housed in the Museum Building. The department has a range of laboratories suitably equipped for:

  • fundamental sediment, soil and plant analyses
  • specialised ecological, palynological, meteorological, fluvial, hydrological and surveying work.

The department holds a large array of field equipment including equipment used for sediment coring, surveying and for various sediment and plant analyses. The department also houses a number of storage facilities for field and laboratory samples.