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A Building Stones Guide to Central Manchester
Third Edition (2014)
Four self-guided walks through the city centre
Now available to purchase

Programme of Indoor Meetings 2018 - 2019

Wednesday 17 October 2018 at 19:00

Holiday Geology: members' talks

Aspects of the Geology of Bhutan - Peter del Strother
The Geology of the Pembrokeshire Coast - Graptolites, Red Rocks and Healing Springs! - Mary Howie
Geology of the Julian Alps (Slovenian Triassic) - Martin Haywood


Saturday 10 November 2018 at 13:30 - The Broadhurst Lectures: Earth's Distant Past

Continent formation and the early Earth plate tectonic enigma - Prof Richard White, University of St Andrews
A world of microbes: exploring early life on Earth - Dr Stefan Schroeder, University of Manchester
The Great Oxidation Event - Dr Matthew Warke, University of St Andrews


Thursday 22 November 2018 at 18:30 - Joint Lecture with Manchester Geographical Association

Venue: Manchester Metropolitan University, Brooks Building, 53 Bonsall St, Manchester M15 6GX

Melting Ice - Rising Seas: Antarctic Climate Change and the Environment - Dr. Colin Summerhayes, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge

Saturday 8 December 2018 at 13:30 - Some Aspects of the Quaternary

Underwater Rivers - Prof Jeff Peakall, University of Leeds
Living with a shrinking Nile - 8000 years of environmental change in the Nile Valley of Northern Sudan - Prof Jamie Woodward, University of Manchester
Fluvial History of Quaternary Environmental Change - Prof David Bridgland, University of Durham


Thursday 17 January 2019 at 18:30 - Joint Meeting with Geological Society, North West Region

Groundwater resource protection: present and future challenges - Prof Robert Ward, British Geological Survey


Wednesday 6 February 2019 at 19:00 - AGM followed by Presidential Address

Dolomite: the problem child of carbonate sedimentary geology - Dr Cathy Hollis, MGA President