Geology

Geology Group

Geology studies the processes that have shaped the earth over its 4,500 million year history; concerned with solid earth, the rocks of which it is composed, and the processes by which they change.

We organise talks, visits and workshops throughout the year.

If you are interested in joining this group please contact Carrie Dunne: geology@lalg.org.uk.

Our next meeting will be on 
 
Wednesday 27 March 2024 7.30-9.30pm, 
William Room, The Letchworth Settlement, Nevells Road, SG6 4UB
 
The talk will be given by Prof. Nick Rogers, Emeritus Professor, The Open University.
 
'Plates, Plumes and Magmas in the African Rift'.
 
 

Group Events

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Group Articles

Talks/Workshops:

'Introduction to Geology'

'Geology and the Civil Engineer'

'The Geology of the Isle of Wight'

'Limestone and Fossils'

'Geological Mapping'

'Classifying Rocks'

'How geology has influenced the landscapes & communities in the Ivel catchment over time'. 

‘The Sedgwick Museum and its role in the history of Geology: from Dr Woodward to the Rev. Prof Adam Sedgwick’.

'Geology under the microscope'.

'Geology on Holiday'

The following were recommended by Keith Montague at the end of his talk 'Plate Tectonics - The Proving of Continental Drift'

TWITTER

Images minerals, fossils, structures and gems: @GeologyTime

The Geological Society: @GeolSoc

University of Arizona: @AZGeology

History of Earth Sciences @Geology_History

History of Earth: @History_Earth_

Geology Science: @GeologyyScience

INSTAGRAM

Geologist Brandon Lennon: lymeregisfossils

Dr Aaron Smith: yorkshire.fossils