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How blogging may help students deepen their learning

If you would like to find out about how and why weblogs (‘blogs’) might be used to enhance learning watch this interesting video: http://lindsayjordan.edublogs.org/2009/05/29/blogging-with-students-how-and-why/ or read Lindsay’s full…

Wind farm deaths

a little late for this year’s energy resources exam… BBC NEWS | World | Asia-Pacific | Wind farm ‘kills Taiwanese goats’.

Clearwater and Pete Seeger

Pete Seeger will be celebrating his 90th birthday on May 3rd 2009 with a benefit concert in aid of the Clearwater Organisation. Seeger was responsible for promoting the…

Tag clouds – data visualisation

A tag cloud or word cloud is a visual representation of the relative word content of a website or feed. The word cloud displayed in this post is…

Skycam map using OS Openspace AJAX

We have been doing some work with AJAX methods provided by the OS Openspace API. To help anyone else out there working on this we have provided a…

Fuel costs in the UK

The Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, would have us believe that his Government has done the car-driving British public a favour by suspending a proposed 2 pence per litre…

Crete 2007

Short video of a University of Reading Geography field class to Khora Sphakion, Crete in June 2007. The whole region was gripped by a heat wave and temperatures…

About

A random collection of posts reflecting my life as a geographer, biographer and UK higher education academic.

New Paper

2019 Zhou L, Xu D, Li Y, Pan Q, Wang J, Xue L, Howard A. Phosphorus and Nitrogen Adsorption Capacities of Biochars Derived from Feedstocks at Different Pyrolysis Temperatures. Water. 2019; 11(8):1559.