Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Thursday 16 February 2023. Title: Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Is it safe ? Will it Work ? Speaker: Giles Watts (a member of DGAG) and with a topic relevant for the geological time we live in! He is a consultant geophysicist and an … Continue reading "Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Is it safe ? Will it Work ?"
Explore the popular Charmouth and Black Ven area with fossil expert Dr Christopher Reedman. Charmouth and Black Ven Black Ven is in Dorset, It's always popular. It is a part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site. Nearby is the ammonite pavement. The area is popular with tourists due to a number of fossils being found. Our … Continue reading "Geology of Charmouth and Black Ven"
Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Thursday 23 March 2023. Title: What is a species? Speaker: John Whicher (a lifelong member of GA) and one of our favourite speakers makes a return with another entertaining topic with a cryptic title, where does he get them from! Time: Talk will start … Continue reading "What is a species?"
Explore Axmouth and Goat Island on the oldest part of the Jurassic Coast with Richard Edmonds. This is an ideal trip for those who like a very pleasant walk. In total it is about 4 and a half to 5 miles, but it isn't a race. We will visit Goat Island, perhaps the most famous … Continue reading "Axmouth and Goat Island"
Dorset Geologist’s Association Group (DGAG) will host a talk on the Thursday 20 April 2023. Title: Why do all brachiopods look the same? Speaker: Dr. Keith Holdaway with a fascinating talk on brachiopods and not to be confused with bivalve molluscs! Keith studied zoology and geology at Bristol before researching the distribution of mid Cretaceous … Continue reading "Why do all brachiopods look the same?"
Active Geoscience. GeoWeek is an established initiative that seeks to introduce geoscience to as many members of the public as possible. If you want to learn more about the history of our planet, and learn how understanding how the Earth works helps us all live on the planet sustainably, get involved with GeoWeek outdoor activities … Continue reading "GeoWeek"
Talk Description: By taking us through millennia of human history, and billions of years into our planet’s past, Professor Lewis Dartnell tells us the ultimate origin story. When we talk about human history, we focus on great leaders, revolutions, and technological advances. But how has the Earth itself determined our destiny? How has our planet … Continue reading "ORIGINS: How the Earth Shaped Human History"
Mendip Rocks! Mendip Rocks! is an annual festival that hosts a series of geological events during the autumn in October to celebrate the fascinating 450-million-year history of the Mendip Hills. The festival involves the local community in experiencing our beautiful landscape and understanding the story of the Mendips. Whatever your level of interest, there are … Continue reading "Mendip Rocks!"