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 monthly during the autumn and winter, at 7.30pm at Keele University.
Field meetings are held at approximately monthly intervals over the spring and summer.

Winter Lecture Programme 2017/18

Thursday 12 October @ 19:30 Lecture - Environment and extinction in the late Cenozoic of the North Atlantic area. by Dr Andy Johnson, University of Derby

Thursday 9 November @ 19:30 Wolverson Cope Lecture - 'Geoconservation for Science and Society - past, present and future' by Dr Colin Prosser, Natural England and President of the Geologists' Association.

Thursday 7 December @ 19:00 Christmas Social with talk on Diamonds by Peter Floyd

Thursday 11 January @ 19:30 Lecture - 'The great 1815 eruption of Tambora and future risks from large-scale volcanism' by Dr Ralf Gertisser, University of Keele.

Thursday 22 February @ 19:30 Lecture - 'The origins and evolution of the River Trent during the Quaternary: new insights' by Professor David Bridgland, University of Durham.

Thursday 8 March @ 19:00 AGM and Chairman's Address by Dr Stuart Egan, University of Keele.

Summer Field Programme 2018

Enquiries regarding field trips should be addressed to:
Steve Alcock, Longfields, Park Lane, Cheddleton, Leek, Staffs, ST13 7JS
Tel: 01538 360431 or 07711 501028.

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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