geomorphology blog
geomorphology blog

Geomorphology is the study of landforms and the natural processes that shape them. Every stone used in the jewellery making process has a story of how it came to be — welcome to a space where some of these geologic, hydrologic and tectonic processes that shape rocks are discussed. 

Pedology: Soil, a Finite Resource

Pedology: Soil, a Finite Resource

The study of soil science fascinates me. Last year, during an introductory physical geography lecture, it was brought to my attention how diverse and intricate soil networks are, and how the geomorphic processes we observe across Canada correspond to the soil types referenced in our lectures. I have always had a relationship with soil and the minerals found within. From playing in the mud as a child and making friends with the worms housed by...

Cherry Point Beach

Cherry Point Beach

Yesterday, my mom brought me down to one of her favourite beaches here in Cobble Hill, British Columbia. Cherry Point Beach is a beautiful hidden gem located about 6km North of Mill Bay, easily accessible to us in our Cowichan Bay family home. It's one of my family's favourite spots for sandy beach walks at low tide, mirroring Salt Spring Island's Musgrave Landing and Mount Tuam. You can also see Deep Cove, one of North Saanich's nicest beaches...