Welcome to the official website of the Dorset Geologists’ Association Group (DGAG).

Upcoming events of general geological interest in Dorset, and the surrounding region, are listed below.

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September 2019

Ammonites to Octopods

September 8 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
The Etches Collection, Museum of Jurassic Marine Life
Kimmeridge, Dorset BH20 5PE United Kingdom
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Talk on the evolution and behaviour of cephalopods and how to get involved with citizen science research. Suggested £5 donation on the door. Dr. Gavan Cooke is a behavioural ecologist and evolutionary biologist at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. His talk will encompass the evolution of cephalopods from the extinct ammonites to the present-day cuttlefish and octopus. Ammonites are the most familiar of fossils and were abundant in our seas 240 million years ago making them a common find along…

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Ferruginous upwelling and phosphate availability in the Roper Basin, Australia

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dorset County Hall, Colliton Park
Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1XJ United Kingdom
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Our first Autumn 2019 Lecture. It is by Brooke Johnson (University of Oxford) on: Ferruginous upwelling and phosphate availability in the Roper Basin, Australia. Wednesday September 11 Dorset County Hall 7 pm

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