Geography links for the week ending 15th January

1. Scientists think that silicon could be the missing element that exists in the earth’s core alongside iron and nickel.

2. Storm surge threatto the East coast of England.

3. It snowed this week. This website uses GIS to track gritters across Scotland. A good example of the power of GIS!

4. High tides and a storm surge resulted in coastal flooding along the east coast of England and the activation of the Thames barrier to protect London. Find out what a storm surge is here. 

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