Leeds Geological Association


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The Leeds Geological Association aims to promote and further interest in the geological sciences, both amongst its members and within the wider community. Particular emphasis is placed on the geology of the region and its relationship to landscape and scenery.

Membership is open to all.

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NEXT FIELD MEETING

Saturday 29th July 2017

DAYTIME FIELD MEETING

The Geology and Landscape
of Baildon Moor


Dr Gareth Martin
Geomorphologist
LGA & WYGT


A leisurely walk of 6.5kms 4miles max, depending on conditions on and around Baildon Moor to look at various Carboniferous rocks, its rich geological, geomorphological and industrial heritage of quarries and abundant bell pits.




NEXT LECTURE MEETING

Thursday 12th October 2017

7:15PM LECTURE MEETING
Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre (Michael Sadler Building)


The Aberfan Disaster:
Learning From The Past


Dr Helen Reeves
BGS




If travelling by car please be aware that the University have introduced a charge for parking on campus during the evening. Full details may be found at http://carparking.leeds.ac.uk/visitors.

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LATEST ANNOUNCEMENTS

• Field Visit Reports Booklet 2015 •


Field Visit Reports 2015 - click to view pdf (1.51 MB)
Click to View (1.51 MB)
The 2015 Field Visit Reports booklet - containing full reports for each excursion of the 2015 field calendar - can be viewed using the link on the right. The file size is 1.51 MB and the format is pdf.



• Roundhay Park - A Walk Back in Time •


Guided walks around the Geology Trail in Roundhay Park are held throughout the year. These walks, led by the geologist who created the trail, start from the Mansion House Visitors Centre at 1.30 PM on the following dates:
  • Wednesday 15th March 2017
  • Saturday 6th May 2017
  • Wednesday 12th July 2017
  • Saturday 9th September 2017
Making regular stops the walks take about 3 hours and are suitable for people of any age. No previous knowledge is required! The trail follows paths which can be muddy in wet weather so appropriate footwear is advised.

The walks are free and no booking is required but for further information contact Bill Fraser on 0113 2608764 or email w.fraser@btinternet.com

A booklet, 'Roundhay Park - A Walk Back in Time' (24 pages, full colour) which describes the marked geology trail in Roundhay Park is available. It is a combined effort between LGA members, who provided the idea and the content, and Friends of Roundhay Park, who provided the help on the ground. It can be found in various local outlets for 1.00 or by post. Contact Bill Fraser on 0113 2608764 or email w.fraser@btinternet.com for further details.



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28 June 2017




 
 
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