Category Archives: Fieldwork

The Geographer’s Vacation

The sharp-witted amongst you will have noticed a longer gap than usual  since our last post, and will have surmised, correctly, that Blank Atlas is enjoying a summer vacation. However, a Geographer’s vacation is not like that of, say, a

The Geographer’s Vacation

The sharp-witted amongst you will have noticed a longer gap than usual  since our last post, and will have surmised, correctly, that Blank Atlas is enjoying a summer vacation. However, a Geographer’s vacation is not like that of, say, a

The tea spoons of Geography (lens cap for scale)

A few days ago I tweeted a picture of my dog, Gus, posing for scale in front of some rocks and I said: “To enliven field reports, occasionally use something other than a lens cap for scale. A dog, for

The tea spoons of Geography (lens cap for scale)

A few days ago I tweeted a picture of my dog, Gus, posing for scale in front of some rocks and I said: “To enliven field reports, occasionally use something other than a lens cap for scale. A dog, for

The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel

If you are looking for tutorial activities or between-classes projects for students, or if you just fancy have a little Geography adventure of your own, you could do much worse than consider one of the experimental travel games in The

The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel

If you are looking for tutorial activities or between-classes projects for students, or if you just fancy have a little Geography adventure of your own, you could do much worse than consider one of the experimental travel games in The

Micro-geography: the 53rd parallel

I’ve been doing some very local geography lately. Of course doing hyper-local micro-geography is nothing new, but it’s new to me. Today I was out with my i-phone, close to the building where I work, looking for the 53rd parallel.

Micro-geography: the 53rd parallel

I’ve been doing some very local geography lately. Of course doing hyper-local micro-geography is nothing new, but it’s new to me. Today I was out with my i-phone, close to the building where I work, looking for the 53rd parallel.