Open University Geological Society (London Branch)




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Please note that some events are finalised later than others, so keep your eyes on London Platform and the website for additional dates and further details, and remember to register for them!

London Branch Calendar 2017

Thu 16 March LECTURE: How geology influences the water supply to a spring supported fen – insights from quarrying in the Peak District by Alex Gallagher
**Subject and speaker confirmed**
Anna Saich
March S209 Enrichment Day
John Lonergan
Sun 9 April DAYTRIP: Greensand Ridge with John Lonergan John Lonergan
Thu 20 April LECTURE: Was Palaeogene volcanism on the Isle of Skye, NW Scotland, initiated by meteorite impact? by Simon Drake
**Subject and speaker confirmed**
Anna Saich
Sun 7 May DAYTRIP: Vale of White Horse Geowalk with Iain Fletcher Iain Fletcher
Fri 12 - Sun 14 May OUGS AGM - Walton Hall Booking form
Thu 18 May LECTURE: The Geology of Essex by Gerald Lucy Anna Saich
Sun 21 May S209 Revision Day
Holly Kreider
Sun 4 June DAYTRIP: Puddingstone and Royston Caves with Jane Tubb
**Date Confirmed**
Alan Wilson
Thu 22 June LECTURE: Geological Mapping by John Henry Anna Saich
Sat 24 June DAYTRIP: On the rocks at Bognor Regis with David Bone
John Lonergan
Sun 16 July DAYTRIP: Barton-on-Sea with Iain Fletcher
**Date Confirmed**
Iain Fletcher
Thu 20 July EVENING TRIP: Building Stones with Diana Smith Sue Vernon
Fri 18 - Mon 21 Aug OUGS Symposium, Edinburgh Michael Perkins
Tue 22 - Sat 26 Aug LONGER TRIP: Shetland with Allen Fraser Sue Vernon
Thu 7 Sept LECTURE: Earthquakes by Rebecca Bell Anna Saich
Sept - date TBC Wed 13 or 20 DAYTRIP: Chicksgrove and Avebury - weekday trip with Diana Smith Sue Vernon
Sat 30 Sept Geoconservation Day at Riddlesdown Quarry, Croydon
**Date and location Confirmed**
Di Clements
Oct - date TBC DAYTRIP: Mulland Space Observatory (TBC) John Lonergan
Thu 19 Oct LECTURE: Tsunamis by Dave Tuppin
**Subject and Speaker Confirmed**
Anna Saich
Fri 27 - Sun 29 Oct LONGER TRIP: Winter Weekend Nicole Gay
Thu 16 November LECTURE: Members' Evening Anna Saich
Thu 7 December LECTURE: Volcanism and Extinction of Permian in South West China by Paul Wignall Anna Saich
Not enough rocks? Check this page for National OUGS events, and perhaps others in the London Branch area
Our Calendar is published around late November each year