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ALGARVE DAY 2: HABITAT MAPPING (by Enya O’Reilly)

I can’t remember the last time I checked the forecast so often willing the weather to change and luckily it did not disappoint. Within 2 hours of landing in the Salgados, the sun burst through the cloud leaving us with … Continue reading

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ALGARVE DAY 1: THE ROCKY SHORE (by Sammy Ball)

Hello, I’m Sammy, a third year Zoology student taking the AE3013 Ecology Field Course to the Algarve. For the second day of the module we went down to Armoreira Beach to study rocky shore ecology.  Everyone was trying to find … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 6): BIRD IS THE WORD!!!

Salgados Brackish Lake First and foremost, I would like to say a big hello to John Quinn’s mammy…you may refer to her as Maureen. She is absolutely blessed to have such a jolly and witty son. Maureen I would like … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 5)

Eoghan Griffin continues our series from Portugal. You can also read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4 of the series. For 6,000 years the Monchique Mountains have remained relatively untouched from agriculture or industry. The swathes of … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 4)

Rebecca Prangnell writes from Portugal. You can catch up with the earlier installements of this series here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3. We started the group projects on Sunday and myself and 11 others were in Ruth Ramsay and … Continue reading

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Algarve Field Course (Part 2)

You can see the first part of the 2013 Algarve Blog here. Greetings from the Algarve! Day 2 saw us spending the day at the Salgados sand dunes carrying out habitat surveys and mapping. A haven for avid bird watchers … Continue reading

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BEES Algarve Field Work 2013 (Part 1)

This week, BEES 3rd year students are completing field-work in the Algarve, Portugal. We’ll have regular updates from them. Here’s the first from Rachel Francoeur: We arrived at Alvor in the beautiful Algarve for our field ecology course on Tuesday. … Continue reading

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Creepy Crawling Home – Algarve Diary 2012

The final day of our intense but rewarding week in the Algarve came around very quickly. by Lee-Jane Eastwood The group projects carried on from yesterday and my group returned to the dunes at Salgados to record more data for … Continue reading

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Algarve Diary 2012 – As Gaeilge

Day 5 Caoilfhionn Ní Chorrain Tosnú maith ar lá a chúig. Bhí an aimsir brea leo agus bhí an suncream amuigh linn, ag súil nach titheadh an fearthainn orainn inniu. Ag a naoi a chlog d’fhágamar an t-ostán le haghaidh … Continue reading

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Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? – Algarve Diary 2012

Day 6 By Neil Caughland, Rebecca Newman and Naomi O’Reilly. Today was the beginning of the main project for the zoologists, ecologists and plant scientists. A select few, including ourselves, chose to study the behaviour of some of the exotic … Continue reading

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