Prayers are with the Japanese People

March 11, 2011 | Comments Off on Prayers are with the Japanese People

The prayers and thoughts of the school community are with the Japanese people as they attempt to cope with the devastation caused by Friday morning’s earthquake.
 
Below is a recording, captured by the seismometer here at the school, of Friday’s earthquake. The quake measured 8.9 and was the world’s fifth largest since 1900.

 
The school has […]

Geography Field Study

May 18, 2010 | Comments Off on Geography Field Study

In April, 5th Year Geography students and teachers travelled to Bishop’s Quarter Beach, Co. Clare, to carry out research as part of the Leaving Cert Field Study on Coastal Processes and Deposition.

 

 

 

Chilean Quake captured at Loreto Navan

March 13, 2010 | Comments Off on Chilean Quake captured at Loreto Navan

Below are traces of the earthquake that struck Chile on 27 Feb as captured by Loreto Navan’s seismometer based in Science Lab 2.
Second Year Geography Class Aoife are monitoring the seismometer as part of the Seismometer in Schools Project. A special Snapshot Shout-Out to Ms. Greville and students Ellen O’H, Shannen K, Lauren D and […]