Saturday, 18 February 2017

Next week 20th to 26th February 2017


20th to 26th February 2017
The following is an extract from Bristol Geology Calendar
More details can be found in the Calendar and on the web sites of the relevant Society or organisation.


Teme Valley Geol Soc - Lecture
WhenMonday, 20 Feb 2017
WhereMartley Memorial Hall B4197 by Sports Ground (map)
DescriptionFrom rocks to robots to intelligent rocks: monitoring giant sediment avalanches in the oceans with Dr Esther Sumner (Southampton) Contact:- Janet 01886 821061 Mem £1 Non £3


Geol Soc Western Annual General Meeting & Early Careers Award
WhenTuesday, 21 Feb 2017
WhereTBC (map)


 BRLSI Lecture
WhenWed, 22 February, 19:30 – 22:00
Where16 Queen Square, Bath BA1, UK (map)
DescriptionYou are warmly invited to the inaugural lecture of our new collaboration with the Royal Meteorological Society Atmospheric Art and the Volcanic Skies of Constable and Turner Professor John Thornes Emeritus Professor of Applied Meteorology, University of Birmingham; Senior Climate Change Scientist at Public Health England; author of ‘John Constable’s Skies’. Is it possible to use art works as proxy data for historical events such as volcanic eruptions and climate change? The skies of Constable and Turner will be examined for evidence of volcanic influence some 80 years before the Royal Society decided whether or not volcanic eruptions thousands of miles away can impact on our skies and climate


 Dave Green's microscope course
WhenThu, 23 February, 19:30 – 21:30
WhereThe Chantry, Thornbury. (map)
DescriptionRocks and Minerals under the Microscope.  This 10 week course aims to introduce you to the identification and description of rocks and their component minerals under the petrological microscope. This is a practical course, each participant will be provided with a microscope and a set of thin sections of rocks, and will work through a course at their own pace. Held at The Chantry, Thornbury. First meeting 7.30 – 9.30, Thurs 12th January until March 23rd (not Thurs 16th Feb) in the Buckingham Room. Max. numbers 20, “first come, first served” due to number of slide sets. Cost £75


OUGS Severnside - Aberystwyth weekend
When24 – 26 Feb 2017
WhereAberystwyth (map)
DescriptionAberystwyth weekend - Geochemistry and Microscopes Leader: Charlie Bendall Location: Aberystwyth Date: February 24th - 26th, 2017 Type: Weekend Trip Summary: Sorry, waiting list only More info: Staying at Aber Park Hotel. B&B Saturday we will be doing microscope work. Sunday Geochemistry Contact #1: Jan Ashton-Jones [] Booking Form: Please contact the organiser of this event for further information. Itinerary and Risk Assessment: Please contact the organiser of this event for the Itinerary and Risk Assessment.


OUGS Severnside - Aberystwyth weekend


OUGS Severnside - Aberystwyth weekend

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