Events

This section contains details of all the forthcoming lectures and excursions organised by the society, as well as other Scottish events of a geological nature that the society has heard about.

January 2018

Ice Age mammoth - object in focus (talk)

Ice Age mammoth - object in focus (talk)

Date: Tuesday, 23 January 2018 | 2:00PM
Ann Ainsworth, Glasgow Museums' Curator of Geology, will explain how the Ice Age woolly mammoth survived life in the cold.

February 2018

From Mid Argyll to Mull: the sea bed geology of the Firth of Lorne (lecture)

From Mid Argyll to Mull: the sea bed geology of the Firth of Lorne (lecture)

Date: Thursday, 8 February 2018 | 7:30PM
Dr Roger Anderton

March 2018

April 2018

Raasay, Inner Hebrides

Start: Friday, 27 April 2018 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 30 April 2018 | 12:00PM
We will examine a range of rocks within the Hebridean Terrane, ranging from Archaean gneisses of the Lewisian Complex and the overlying Proterozoic sedimentary rocks of the Torridonian Supergroup through to glacial deposits of the Pleistocene epoch.

May 2018

Members' Night

Date: Thursday, 10 May 2018 | 7:30PM
A series of short oral presentations by society members, followed by desktop presentations, nibbles and drinks

September 2018

The Geology of Aberdeenshire – mountains, glens and coast

Start: Friday, 14 September 2018 | 12:00PM
End: Monday, 17 September 2018 | 12:10PM
We hope to see gabbros, other basic and igneous intrusions, volcanics, pillow lavas, Devonian sedimentary rocks, the Highland Boundary Fault and metamorphic rocks of the Dalradian Supergroup, with ages ranging from the Precambrian basement (ca 800 Ma) to ca 300 Ma.
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