Coring and Exploring the High Atlas

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Coring and Exploring the High Atlas The team (Henk, Will and Ben) visited the High Atlas for a week in early June, to collect sediment cores and rock samples for the research project, and were joined in the field by Ali Rhoujjati (Marrakech University) and Abdel Eawague.

Our first port of call was to visit the Ouka├»meden plateau (where we have previously cored) to check out the vegetation. On our previous fieldtrip to Ouka├»med…


New photos added to the gallery

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New photos added to the gallery New photos have been added to the gallery from the 2nd year Manchester Geography student fieldtrip to the High Atlas, led by Phil Hughes. Be sure to check them out here.


QRA Annual discussion meeting 2019

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QRA Annual discussion meeting 2019 High Atlas research was featured at the recent Quaternary Research Association (QRA) annual meeting at the University of Chester to kick off 2019. Will Fletcher delivered a talk on the impact of snow melt on the alpine ecology of the Marrakech High Atlas, and introduced High Atlas glaciers as "water towers" of Morocco. Using high-resolution pollen and non-pollen palynomorphs (NPPs) a…