Programme of HGS Lectures and Activities for 2020-21
HGS SUMMER EXCURSION PROGRAMME 2020
2nd/3rd May - Stack of Glencoul/Glencoul Thrust, Donald Fisher/Peter Harrison 27th May-4th June - Shetland, HGS self-led trip 5th July - Laggan Hill, Alan Thompson/Don Stewart 16th August - Findhorn, Dave Longstaff 12th September - Portsoy/Boyne Limestone Quarry, Prof. Gordon Walkden
Sadly all now cancelled due to Covid-19 restrictions.
HGS SUMMER ZOOM TALKS 2020: NB all talks commence at 19:30
Wed 27th May, Andy Moffat: "A Big Splat at Clachtoll. Hydro-fractured Lewisian Gneiss. Rock fall impact or fault induced Torridonian mud-filled fractures?"
Wed 24th June, Alan Thompson: The North Coast of Caithness/Sutherland. A Virtual Field Trip to examine “The nature of the sub-Devonian unconformity and basin marginal deposits of the Orcadian Basin”
Wed 22nd July, Dave Longstaff: A trip down the River Findhorn.
HGS WINTER LECTURE PROGRAMME 2020-21
Wed 7th October, A Lewisian Perspective: The Basement of the Earth, Professor Frank Rennie, UHI.
Wed 11th November, The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs, Dr Steve Brusatte, University of Edinburgh.
Wed 16th December, Building Stone: Making the right choice, Professor Peter Scott, Emeritus Professor, Camborne School of Mines.
Wed 13th January, In the footsteps of Hugh Miller: New fish finds from the Carboniferous and Jurassic of Scotland, Dr Tom Challands, University of Edinburgh.
Wed 24th February, Annual General Meeting
Wed 17th March, The Dating Game: One Man’s Search for the Age of the Earth, Dr Cherry Lewis, University of Bristol.
Further details of these talks will follow. All will take place at 19:30. As indicated, it is anticipated that the first three at least will be delivered over Zoom.
HGS SUMMER EXCURSION PROGRAMME 2021
2nd to 11th June - Shetland, HGS self-led trip
Further details of our meetings and events may be found within the NEWS LETTERS section and also available for download: see LIBRARY tab within menu to the LHS.