Talks, field trips and events organised by west country geological organisations are publicised on this blog. Discussion about geological topics is encouraged. Anything of general geological interest is included.
Saturday, 18 March 2017
Next week 20th to 26th March 2017
NEXT WEEKS EVENTS
20th to 26th March 2017
The following is an extract from Bristol Geology Calendar
DescriptionReconstruction of Lake Ohrid
Reconstruction of past environmental change from sediments of Europe's oldest lake, Lake Ohrid (>1.4 Ma)
Speaker Jens Holtvoeth - Bristol University
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