World Heritage Jurassic coast of Dorset

The Jurassic coast provides spectacular exposures of Triassic-Cretaceous sediments, which include outcropping examples of source rocks and reservoirs of the Wych Farm oilfield, including a number of fossil oil seeps. The course will provide an introduction to the stratigraphy and facies of the siliciclastic and carbonate sediments, and instruction in field logging and sampling techniques appropriate to the various sediment types present.

The course will include lectures on the evolution and development of the Wessex Basin oilfield

Open for both PhD and Master students. Interested students should send an application and academic CV to with the subject “Application for Dorset field trip”

Course dates: Nov 7-11

Deadline for application: October 5th 2016

Please provide

Short motivation for participation and why this course is important for you
Academic CV (state your specialization and obtained academic degrees)

NFiP will reimburse course expenses, travel and accomodation.

Updated with gallery from the field trip:

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