Discover the background of the School.
The School of GeoSciences was formed on 1 August 2002 by the merger of the former Institute of Ecology and Resource Management, the Department of Geography, the Department of Geology and Geophysics, and the Institute for Meteorology.
All its constituent parts have had a long history within the university, most dating back to the early nineteenth century.
Edinburgh scientists who have influenced the developement of geosciences.
Our extensive collection of geological specimens and historical objects.
2008 marked the centenary of the teaching of Geography in the University of Edinburgh.
An insight into the history of the south-eastern part of the old walled City of Edinburgh.
This article was published on Sep 12, 2012