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    October 2021

    GA Lecture: October 1

    October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

"Pills and Politics"; a new look at George Bellas Greenough and his Geological Map of 1820... Prof Hugh Torrens (Keele University)

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    Geoconservation: principles into practice

    October 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    Please contact the hgs_secretary@btinternet.com to register your interest in joining us for this talk given by Dr Colin Prosser (Principal Specialist in Geoconservation, Natural England). Abstract: The UK is extremely geodiverse with many geological features and sites of international, national and local importance for research, education, tourism and recreation. However, we are a small country with a large population and our geoheritage is subject to a range of threats. These include development pressure, landfill, coastal and river engineering, neglect and…

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    2021 GA Annual Conference

    October 17 @ 8:00 am - October 18 @ 5:00 pm

    2021 GA Annual Conference Surgeons Quarters, Edinburgh  

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    GA Zoom talk/workshop on the Wealden (Smokejacks) 

    October 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    The popular annual Wealden field trip will take the form of a Zoom talk/workshop. The workshop will start with a virtual tour of the Smokejacks clay pit, describing the geological contexts and environment in the Lower Cretaceous when these sediments were deposited. We will then move on to look at some of the fossil finds that have been made there. Starting with the discovery of dinosaur Baryonyx in 1983 and run through some of the more important and unusual finds…

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    November 2021

    GA Festival of Geology at UCL

    November 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    GA Festival of Geology – Field Trips

    November 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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    December 2021

    GA Lecture: December 3

    December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    From bones to pixels – using computer technology to understand the behaviour of fossil animals Dr Stephan Lautenschlager (University of Birmingham)

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    March 2022

    Geological and Archaeological trip to the Teke Peninsula of Lycia in Southern Turkey

    March 30, 2022 - April 9, 2022

    POSTPONED FROM APRIL 2020 now being run March 30th to April 9th 2022 Leaders: Professor David Bridgland and Alison Ure. This successful and popular trip has been run 3 times previously by OUGS, and this will be the third time David has led it. A write up in the OUGS national newsletter September 2014 can be accessed through the OUGS website. The area covered is the Lycian Region of South West Turkey, an area laid down in the Cretaceous times…

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