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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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE


In light of the current efforts to limit the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) all planned events up to and including the field visit scheduled for 6th June have been cancelled. The remaining programme remains under review and updates will be provided as new information becomes available.


NEXT FIELD MEETING

Wednesday 1st July 2020

EVENING FIELD MEETING

Otley Chevin

Bill Fraser
LGA


This event is part of the Otley Walking Festival




NEXT LECTURE MEETING

Thursday 8th October 2020

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

Biodiversity in the Extreme World of Pangea

Bethany Allen
Earth and Environment
University of Leeds




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

• Roundhay Park - A Walk Back in Time •


Guided walks around the Geology Trail in Roundhay Park are held during the year. The walks are led by the geologist who created the trail and, making regular stops, take about 2.5 hours and cover a distance of around 3 km. They are suitable for people of any age - no previous knowledge is required!

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.


• Free On-line Courses •


Extinctions: Past and Present

Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/extinctions-past-present


The Earth in My Pocket: an Introduction to Geology

Get an introduction to geology. Discover where materials that make up everyday objects come from and how to use them sustainably.

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/geology



 
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