North Sea Stratigraphy Field Trip 

North Sea Stratigraphy and Structure (Moray Firth) Four days – 28 June – 1 July 2024 This field excursion will examine the late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic, sedimentology, structure and stratigraphy exposed along the coastline of the Moray Firth basin. The Moray Firth Basin forms the western arm of the Mesozoic North Sea rift system and the coastal exposures provide a unique opportunity to examine the successions that provided the source, reservoir and seal components of the North Sea hydrocarbon systems as well as analogues for potential CO2 stores.

£725.00 per person Led b John Underhill – University of Aberdeen and Ian Sharp – Equinor 

Further Information: 

This trip will depart from Aberdeen bright and early on the 28th June and return to Aberdeen on the 1st July. You will stay three nights at the Bridge Hotel, in single en-suite rooms, on a Bed and Breakfast Basis. All other meals will need to be sourced by yourself. The Drivers will arrange for stops en-route to facilitate this. Due to the remote-ness of the locations, it is to be expected that choices may be limited.  

Bridge Hotel: 

The Bridge 

Dunrobin St 


Highlands and Islands  

KW8 6JA.