These urban geology projects explore and highlight the geology of local places, homes, schools and parks, where people spend time outside. Urban geology for the community.
Projects highlight untold stories of diversity in the history of geology, and encourage use of modern mapping tools like Geoscience Atlas the provincial LiDAR hill-shade maps from GeoNova, as well as the Karst Risk Map and the Radon Risk Map.
The resources are being developed for use in a Google Classroom open-learning space.
Google Classroom: Urban Geology in Halifax
(Requires Google Account)
Learn about some of the
Learn about Recent Work in Urban Geology – 2022 Blog Post
Explore some new History of Geoscience: Elizabeth Raymond King – A geologist inspired by Bay of Fundy minerals and the Nova Scotian Institute of Science. PNSIS V50
Explore the Urban Geology map of Halifax. Updates ongoing.