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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.

 

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