Thursday, 2 May 2013

14th May - Engineering Geology / 19th May - Huntley and Hobb's Quarries

14th May - Western Region GS
'Engineering Geology and Geomorphology in the Design, Operation and Rehabilitation of Quarries'
Dr Ruth Allington (GWP Consultants) 
6.30pm - Refreshments from 6pm
The lecture will focus on the applications of geology and geomorphology in the responsible extraction of the construction materials upon which civil engineering projects depend, highlighting three important differences impacting on professional practice in this area.
This is the Glossop lecture, first given by Dr Ruth Allington on 21st November 2012.  Ruth is Joint Senior Partner with GWP Consultants LLP and Director of Blast Log Ltd with more than 20 years’ experience in engineering geology, hydrology and hydrogeology, including a range of expertise relating to the design of quarries and mines.
Venue: S H Reynolds Lecture Theatre (Room G25), Department of Earth Sciences, University of Bristol, Wills Memorial Building, Queen's Road, Bristol BS8 1RJ.
Everyone welcome.

19th May - Open Afternoon at Huntley Quarry Geological Reserve & Hobb’s Quarry Nature Reserve - from 1pm - 5pm
Discover how local geology explains the dramatic changes in the local landscape.
This Event is being organised by the Gloucestershire Geology Trust with support from local Geowardens and funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

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