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December 2020

The Geology of Mercury (Geology Section)

Thu. 17 December 2020 at 7:00 pm
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Prof. Dave Rothery (see  http://www.open.ac.uk/people/dar4#tab1)  on the geology of Mercury – the BepiColombo mission. Note the different start time from usual. Important notes If…

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January 2021

AGM 2021 (Geology Section)

Sat. 16 January 2021 at 10:00 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing The Section's Annual General Meeting, to be followed at 11 am by a talk by Sally Worbey, Exploration Geologist, Cornish Lithium, on “Lithium Exploration in Cornwall”. Important…

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February 2021

The geology of Afghanistan (Geology Section)

Sat. 6 February 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing  A talk on the geology of Afghanistan by Dr Stan Coats, formerly of the British Geology Survey, who spent 2008 to 2011 helping to build capacity in…

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March 2021

Raised Beaches in the South West (Geology Section)

Sat. 13 March 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing A talk by Dr Matt Telfer of the University of Plymouth. Beaches representing relative sea levels  higher than our own were first recognised in southwestern England over…

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April 2021

How to fill a fault (Geology Section)

Sat. 17 April 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Full title: “How to fill a fault: insights into the nature and significance of rift-related fissure fill networks in the fractured carbonates of Tor Bay”. A talk…

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May 2021

Estuarine foraminifera and metal pollution (Geology Section)

Sat. 15 May 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Full title: “Estuarine foraminifera from Marine Conservation Zones in South-West England: impact of metal pollution in a mining heritage area”. A talk by Professor Malcolm Hart. Important…

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June 2021

Quaternary Glaciation in the Mediterranean Mountains (Geology Section)

Sat. 19 June 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Full title: “Quaternary Glaciation in the Mediterranean Mountains: from Morocco to Montenegro”. A talk by Professor Phil Hughes (University of Manchester) Important notes If you would like…

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July 2021

Mary Anning, the Fossil Woman (Geology Section)

Sat. 3 July 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing Mary Anning, the Fossil Woman by Tom Sharpe (author and formerly Curator of Palaeontology and Archives at the National Museum of Wales). It has been said that…

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September 2021

Eileen Hendriks, the Rock Lady (Geology Section)

Sat. 18 September 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. A talk “Eileen Hendriks, the Rock Lady – disentangling Devonian geology in Devon and Cornwall” to be given by Dr Jenny Bennett. Eileen Hendriks (1887–1978) played a…

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October 2021

Sidmouth Science Festival (Geology Section)

Sat. 9 October 2021 at 11:00 am
All Saints Church, All Saints Road
Sidmouth, Devon EX10 8ES
Free

Dr Jenny Bennett, Chair of the Geology Section, will be giving a talk on the geology of the River Exe at the Sidmouth Science Festival Geology Day on 9 October at 11 am. For…

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The Moroccan High Atlas Mountains (Geology Section)

Sat. 16 October 2021 at 10:30 am
Online, (see text for details)
Free

To be held by Zoom video conferencing. Dr Sarah Boulton (University of Plymouth) will give a talk “When did the Moroccan High Atlas Mountains get high?” Important notes To join this meeting please contact…

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Visit to Kelly Mine (Geology Section)

Wed. 27 October 2021 at 10:30 am
Kelly Mine, SX 795818
Lustleigh, Devon
£5

A half day visit to Kelly Mine, near Lustleigh. One does not go underground during the tour but instead one looks over a unique piece of mining heritage because all of the original processing…

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