Science Snap (#17): Ailsa Craig

Ailsa Craig is an uninhabited island off the west coast of Scotland. Formed from the plug of a Paleogene volcano, the landmass reaches over 330 m height and ~ 3 km length, and can easily be seen from the Scottish mainland. The island comprises three types of granite: Ailsa Craig Common Green, Ailsa Craig Red […]

Supervisor profile #1 – Professor Jon Blundy

Professor Jon Blundy Professorial Research Fellow in Petrology PhD (1989) “The Geology of the Southern Adamello Massif” 1) The Twitter challenge: Describe your PhD in 140 characters (if you can remember it) I studied granites of the Adamello Batholith in the Italian Alps. Rocks that posed the questions that have framed my entire career.