School children in Barantu

School children in Barantu. Photography by Tim Wright, University of Leeds

Young women in Afari dress

Young women in traditional Afari dress. Photograph by Tim Wright, University of Leeds.

Information for schools

This website includes lots of pages of interest to those studying not only geology, but geography, physics and technology as well as anyone who is interested in what it is like to be a scientist.

In the Geology of Afar section there are non-technical descriptions of the stratigraphy and structural geology of Afar.

The What are we doing? pages describe how we collect information about the Earth by studying the:

The A day in the life of ... films are short videos on how different types of geologists spend there days.

In the Fieldwork campaigns there are the blogs kept by PhD students during their fieldwork in Afar. These are: