BSRG PG Fieldtrip: Aberystwyth, Mid-Wales (2007)

As a renowned study area for deep water depositional systems and processes, the Palaeozoic Welsh Basin offers an opportunity to study a range of submarine slope styles. The Late Ordivician - early Silurian fill contains a succession of famously varying turbidites, mudstones and slump and slide sheets.

Potential Localities and aspects of interest:

Leader: Geraint Owen (School of Environment and Society, Swansea University)

Organisers: Suzanne Bull and Tom Praeger (Cardiff University)