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Programme of Indoor Meetings 2014 - 2015

Wednesday 15 October 2014 at 19:00

Dinosaur Diversity in the British Isles - Dean Lomax, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery


Saturday 15 November 2014 at 13:30 - The Zechstein Sea and Its Deposits

Upper Permian (Zechstein) Carbonates and Evaporites in NW Europe - Professor Maurice Tucker, University of Bristol

Palaeoceanographic Conditions and Organic Matter Preservation in the Southern and Northern Permian Basins during Upper Permian (Zechstein 2) Carbonate Deposition - Dr Miroslaw Slowakiewicz, University of Bristol

The Evolution of an Upper Permian Evaporite Basin in Northwest England - Dr Noel Worley, Yorkshire Geological Society


Saturday 6 December 2014 at 13:30 - Ophiolite Suites

Ophiolites and Accretion Models for the Oceanic Crust - Dr Johan Lissenberg, University of Cardiff

Memories of Ocean Basin Opening and Closing preserved in Ophiolite Peridotites - Dr Brian O'Driscoll, University of Manchester

Why the Oman Ophiolite did not form at a Mid-Ocean Ridge - Professor Hugh Rollinson, University of Derby

The meeting abstracts in PDF and Word files

Saturday 17 January 2015 at 10:30 - The Broadhurst Lectures: The Mineral World

When Geomicrobiology meets Ionising Radiation - Ashley Brown, SEAES, University of Manchester

Minerals and Gems of the Cairngorms - Roy Starkey, The Russell Society

From Fluorite to Fluid Flow: an exploration of some iconic Northern Pennine Minerals - Dr Brian Young, Honorary Research Fellow, University of Durham

The World Class Copper Deposits of Chile - Geology, Exploration and Discovery - Dr. Chris Carlon, Mineral Industry Consultant

The meeting abstracts in PDF and Word files

Wednesday 11 February 2015 at 19:00 - AGM followed by Presidential Address

Evolution of the Mars Atmosphere and Hydrosphere - Dr Ray Burgess, Manchester Geological Association

Wednesday 4 March 2015 at 18:30 - Joint Meeting with the Geographical Association

Coastal Dunes and Climate Change - Dr Paul Rooney, Liverpool Hope University