Talks take place in Martley Memorial Hall (MMH – postcode WR6 6PE) unless otherwise indicated.
If a talk wil take place by Zoom a link will be displayed just before the talk is delivered.

Date
Speaker
Topic
Venue
23 January 7:30pm
Mr David M Hall, SulGeology Ltd
“The Geology of Yemen: An Overview”
MMH
27 February 7:30pm
Tim Atkinson, University College London
“Sand Grains on Speed – radioactive particles in the sea off the north coast of Scotland”
MMH
27 March 7:30pm
Prof. Ian Fairchild, University of Birmingham
“An update on the Anthropocene”
MMH
24 April 7:30pm
Dr. Simon M Drake
on volcanism in Skye – details to follow
MMH
MMH

Previous talks in 2022-23 season

Date
26 September 2022
24 October 2022
28 November 2022
Speaker
Carl Stevenson, Birmingham University
Stephen Kershaw, Brunel University
Dr Susan Marriott, Bristol University
Topic
Demonstration of the use of a drone to help log the geology of a local exposure. Carl went to a local site to fly his drone then went back to Martley Memorial Hall to see the results of some of his work and after that, there was a talk by Prof. Ian Fairchild on the Birmingham Erratics, along with a glass of wine and access to the library.
"Reefs and Microbiolites" Click the 'Refs.' button to download a Word document of links relating to his talk. The 'Web' button will take you to his website.
“Old Red Sandstone rivers and floodplains: processes, palaeosols and trace fossils”
Links

Making mountains out of microbes: stromatolites
Ian Fairchild, Teme Valley Geological Society, January 2022

Tectonics and magmatic structures in the West Midlands
Dr Carl Stevenson, University of Birmingham, February 2022

Sedgwick’s ‘Great Dislocation’ revisited: the Dent Fault, NW England
Nigel Woodcock, University of Cambridge, April 2022

Ice Age ponds and glacial landscapes of western Herefordshire
Ian Fairchild, January 2021