Friday 13 - Monday 16 September (Field Meeting): BCGS trip to Dorset. Led by the Dorset Geological Society. Organised spaces on this visit have now been filled. Any further members wishing to attend will need to make their own arrangements and let the field secretary know.
How and why Earth's land ice cover is changing 7.30 -
Monday 16 September (Indoor Meeting): 'How and why Earth's land ice cover is changing'. Speaker: Dr Nicholas Barrand (Lecturer in Geosciences, University of Birmingham). The talk will explore the impact of these changes on global sea levels and downstream systems, utilising airborne and satellite remote sensing tools.
Saturday 5 October (Geoconservation Day): Saltwells Local Nature Reserve. Meet at the Nature Reserve car park (Grid ref: SJ 934 868) on Saltwells Lane at 10.30. Wear old work clothes, waterproofs and stout footwear or wellies. Please bring gloves and garden tools (hand brushes, trowels, loppers, secateurs, forks and spades if you have them). Either bring packed lunch or hot food can be acquired from the Saltwells Inn adjacent to the car park. Finish at 2.30.
A Geological Grand Tour of the Solar System 7.30 -
Monday 21 October (Indoor Meeting): 'A Geological Grand Tour of the Solar System'. Speaker: Andrew Lound. A Tour of the solar system taking us on a journey from the sun to the far outreaches of the solar system, along the way visiting planets, moons, asteroids and comets. Illustrated with the very latest images and supplemented by music.