July talks and guided walk at Sheskinmore

We have a great day planned for Saturday 2 July 2016  with two talks followed by a guided walk across Sheskinmore-Magheramore dunes. The schedule for the day is: 11-1 Talks at McGlincheys House Coastal erosion in west Donegal – Dr Helene Burningham (University College London) An introduction to dune ponds – Sara Varandas (University College London) 1-4 Guided…

Temporary pond research

Over the next week (10-16 September) UCL researchers will be undertaking surveys of the temporary ponds at Sheskinmore and Maghera. Supervisor Helene Burningham and PhD student Sara Varandas will be surveying vegetation, sediments, morphology and water levels of these small ponds during their autumn dry phase. The photo above shows one of the sites during its wet phase earlier…