Welcome to the website of the North Staffordshire Group of the Geologists’ Association.
The NSGGA is the regional group of the Geologists’ Association in North Staffordshire.
Lecture meetings are held during the autumn and winter, at 7.30pm in the William Smith Building, Keele University.
Field meetings are held at approximately monthly intervals over the spring and summer.
The current bulletin
Winter Lecture Programme 2018/19
Thursday 11 October 2018 at @ 19:30
A multiproxy approach to the reconstruction of mid- to late-Pleistocene interglacial environments
Dr Tom White (Natural History Museum, London)
NOTE CHANGE OF DATE TO WEDNESDAY
Wednesday 7th November 2018 @ 19:30 - Wolverson Cope Annual Lecture
Engineering geology of glaciated and periglaciated terrains
Dr David Giles (University of Portsmouth)
Thursday 6th December 2018 @ 19:00 - Christmas Social and 70th Anniversary Celebrations
Into the dark: a journey to the frontiers of mineral and metal extraction: Tickets £12 - see bulletin
Andrew Bloodworth (Science Director for Minerals and Waste, BGS)
Thursday 24th January 2019 @ 19:30
The geomorphological and geological impacts of glaciers: recent insights from glacial land systems
Dr Richard Waller (Keele University)
Thursday 7th February 2019 @ 19:30
BGS collections: over 200 years in the making.
Dr Michael Howe (Head of the National Geological Repository, British Geological Survey)
Thursday 14th March 2019 @ 19:00 AGM and @ 19:30 Chair’s Address
Dr Stuart Egan (Keele University)
GDPR, Bulletins and Emails
Summer Field Programme 2019
The Summer Field Programme will appear here in Spring 2019
Each person attending field meetings does so at their own risk. The NSGGA has public liability insurance through a GA insurance policy that also carries limited personal accident cover for members attending meetings or field trips. Non-members pay £2 to cover temporary membership giving them insurance cover. A field fee of £2 per head is normally charged for members and non-members to cover the leader’s expenses. Hard hats and hi-vis jackets should be taken on all field trips