North Staffordshire Group of
the Geologists' Association



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 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
The formation and evolution of mountains and basins: insights from the modelling of geological processes
Dr Stuart Egan (Keele University)

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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


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