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February 2019

GA Lecture

February 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

February 1 – Henry Stopes Lecture The Climate, palaeogeography and early human settlement of Britain Prof Nick Ashton

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March 2019

GA Lecture

March 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

March 8 – Halstead Lecture *Note 2nd Friday* The secret Life of salt giants: 3d seismic data reveals new insights into the structural evolution of salt-influenced passive margins Sian Evans

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April 2019

Geological Highlights of Morocco

April 1, 2019 - April 10, 2019

Led by: Mr Mohamed Segaoui (Moha) (Morocco-Geo-Travel) www.atlasgeotours.com & Professor David Martill (University of Portsmouth) The Morocco trip for 2019 is full but please email to be on waiting list.

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GA Lecture

April 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

April 5 – Minerals from the English Midlands Roy Starkey

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GA Devon Weekend Field Trip

April 6, 2019 - April 7, 2019

This weekend trip will examine the Devonian and Permian rocks south of Torbay and towards Start Point. Starting with the Devonian succession, near Brixham, including stromatoporoid reef limestones with local fissure-filling infills of Permian red-beds.

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May 2019

GA Lecture

May 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

May 3 – AGM and Presidential Address Risky Business –Exploring for Hydrocarbons Nick Pierpoint

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GA Yorkshire Coast weekend fieldtrip

May 18, 2019 - May 19, 2019

This GA weekend FieldTrip is being held to celebrate the recent publication of a new edition of GA Guide 34, “The Yorkshire Coast”, and forms part of “Yorkshire Geology Month”. Jurassic, Cretaceous and Pleistocene localities in the vicinity of Scarborough will be visited, and members should book accommodation in Scarborough, where there is a wide range of hotels and B&Bs.

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June 2019

The Shetlands

June 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - June 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Leaders: Allen Fraser and Robina Barton Our first three days will be spent on the islands of Unst and Fetlar where we will examine aspects of the Shetland Ophiolite nappes. These will include depleted mantle and magma chamber rocks, inter-nappe sheared conglomerates and a later granite intrusion. We will also visit abandoned chromite quarries from the 19th. and 20th. centuries and a restored horse-driven ore crushing circle.

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GA Lecture

June 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

June 7 – Virtual Reality and Drone Mapping- Geological Applications of Immersive Learning Claudia Ruiz-Graham

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July 2019

GA Lecture

July 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

July 5 – Cretaceous amber: bits of ancient ecosystems Dr Ricardo Perez-De-La-Fuente

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The Wealden Excursion

July 28, 2019

Leaders: Peter Austen & Ed Jarzembowski Location: Wealden – exact location to be decided. This trip continues the popular annual Wealden excursions and again will visit one of the sites in the Weald Clay of south-east England. The venue will be confirmed later so as to take advantage of conditions at the time. Attendees will need to be sure they can safely cope with the conditions to be found in working quarries.

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August 2019

GA trip: North Lincolnshire weekend field trip

August 3, 2019 - August 4, 2019

Leaders: Dr. Michael Oates and Paul Hildreth This GA weekend Field Trip will focus on the Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks of North Lincolnshire. Access to a large working quarry has been obtained guaranteeing unobscured geology. PPE is essential and full requirements will be shared in the joining instructions. Meeting points and further details will be communicated to participants nearer the time. Participants are to arrange their own transport, accommodation and meals. Also suggest bring your own packed lunch into the…

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September 2019

Behind the scenes geology store tour

September 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

During 2019 we hope to celebrate the publication of the new GA guide to the geology of the Bristol area. This trip will take a ‘behind the scenes tour of the library and geology store’ at the Bristol Museum and Art Gallery revealing some of the unseen treasures. We are limited to a maximum tour size of 10 people, however it can be run more than once in the afternoon if required.

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Jurassic geology around Bath/Bristol, Bath

September 21, 2019
Bath

Prof. Maurice Tucker is one of the authors, in the soon to be published and updated, GA guide to the geology of the Bristol area. The Saturday trip will visit Brown’s Folly near Bath and Midford to examine the rocks of the Great Oolite Group and Inferior Oolite.

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October 2019

GA Lecture

October 4, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

October 4 – Searching for an impact crater in Scotland Dr Mike Simms

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GA Annual Conference

October 18, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - October 20, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Geological Resources in the North West: Past, Present and Future

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November 2019

Festival of Geology

November 2, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
University College, London, Gower Street
London, United Kingdom
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Free event for everyone interested in the Earth and its origins.

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Festival of Geology Walks

November 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
University College, London, Gower Street
London, United Kingdom
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Saturday 2 November Festival of Geology at UCL As part of the GA Festival we will be offering a free Building Stones Walk as well as free lectures. The walk will be led by Ruth Siddall of University College and will be a tour of the Campus and local streets. Meet 11.00 am at the GA stand. No advance booking required

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Festival of Geology Trips – 3rd November 2019

November 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sunday 3 November Festival trips Non-GA Members and Beginners welcome but booking is essential using the links below. There is a charge of £5 per person per trip. For further details and to register for any of the trips below please contact fieldtrips@geologistsassociation.org.uk, telephone 020 7434 9298 or use the links below to register online via the GA website: www.geologistsassociation.org.uk/festival.html 1. City Building Stones Walk from Cannon Street to the Tower led by Dr Matthew Loader 2. Geotrail along the…

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December 2019

GA Lecture

December 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom

December 6 – The Secret Life of the starfish: The origin of asterozoan echinoderms in the Ordovician Dr Aaron Hunter

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February 2020

GA Lecture

February 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom
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February 7 – Drilling the Chicxulub Impact Crater Prof Jo Morgan

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The Rocky Fossil Roadshow

February 29 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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March 2020

GA Lecture

March 6 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom
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March 6 – Environments and Landscapes during the development of the mid-Palaeocene Hebridean Igneous Province, NW Scotland Dr Ian Williamson

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GA Dorset Weekend Field Trip

March 21 @ 8:00 am - March 22 @ 5:00 pm

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE This weekend trip will examine the upper half of the Lias Group, the MIddle and the Upper Jurassic, with bits of Cretaceous and Tertiary thrown in. The best tides are Sat 21 and Sun 22 March 2020. Attendees are to arrange their own accommodation. Bridport is recommended. Meeting points and further details will be communicated to participants nearer the time. Contact details and emergency contact required at booking.

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April 2020

GA behind the scenes NHM – William Smith’s fossils

April 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE This event will take you behind the scenes at NHM London to look at the William Smith fossil collection. We are limited to a maximum tour size; however it can be run more than once in the afternoon if required. Afterwards members are invited to make their own way to Burlington House, Piccadilly, for tea at 5:30pm and where the evening GA lecture will follow a William Smith theme starting at 6:00pm Meeting points and further…

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GA Lecture

April 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom
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POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE April 3 – “Pills and Politics”; a new look at George Bellas Greenough and his Geological Map of 1820. Prof Hugh Torrens

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

April 15 - April 25
Turkey Turkey

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Geological and Archaeological trip to the Teke Peninsula of Lycia in Southern Turkey 15th to 25th April 2020. Leaders: Professor David Bridgland, Dr Robert Westaway and Alison Ure. This successful and popular trip has been run 3 times previously by OUGS, and this will be the third time David and Rob have led it. A write up in the OUGS national newsletter September 2014 can be accessed through the OUGS website. The area covered is the…

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May 2020

GA Lecture

May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Janet Watson Lecture Theatre of the Geological Society, Burlington House
Piccadilly, London W1V 0JU United Kingdom
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POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE May 1 – Presidential Address Nick Pierpoint

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GASS 2020 – POSTPONED

May 15
Burlington House, Piccadilly

GASS 2020 POSTPONED It may not surprise you to hear that in this present climate we will be postponing the Geologists’ Association Student Symposium 2020 (GASS 2020), which was scheduled to be held at Burlington House on the 15th of May. Given the currently unfolding COVID-19 pandemic, and following the closure of the Geological Society until the end of April and current government advice, we have unfortunately had to make the tough decision to postpone the upcoming Geologists’ Association Student…

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Geologists’ Association fieldtrip, north Somerset coast

May 23 @ 8:00 am - May 24 @ 5:00 pm

The field excursion will focus on magnificently exposed cliffs and the extensive foreshore between Blue Anchor Bay and Hinkley Point power station, north Somerset. This section provides some of the best outcrops of Triassic (Sherwood Sandstone and Mercia Mudstone Groups) to Lower Jurassic ‘Blue Lias’, including the transitional Penarth (‘Rhaetic’) Group recording one of the major marine transgressions of the rock record. It is also one of the best places anywhere to examine faults, fractures and compressional deformation, which in…

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