Thursday, 13 March 2014

Lifelong Learning 4 day course

Field Geology in South Shropshire Part 2 (independent course to Part 1)
Tutor: Dr Nick Chidlaw
Two weekends in June: 14th, 15th and 21st , 22nd
10.00 am – 5.00 pm each day

In this tract of the Welsh Borderland is found some of its most attractive scenery and varied geology. Part 2 examines Ordovician rocks and metalliferous ores close to the Powys border, highly fossiliferous Silurian limestones on Wenlock Edge, Old Red Sandstone near Ludlow, and Carboniferous rocks in roadstone quarries and former coal mines on Clee Hill.
No prior knowledge of the area or geology is assumed. Please note that you will need to make your own travel and accommodation arrangements, with meeting time and place to be confirmed.  
The course is organized through Cardiff University. It carries assessment, which is very difficult to fail!; attendees usually find assessment on these courses useful for consolidating what they have learned.
Tuition fee is £140.00 (Concessionary fee available £112.00). Enrolments can be made by ‘phoning 029 2087 0000 or see website.
For more information on course content and specific field locations, contact tutor.

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