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 2016-17

Thursday 13th October 2016
Note this will be held in Lennard-Jones LJ1.75
'Landslides and the work of the British Geological Survey'.
Dr Helen Reeves / Dr Vanessa Banks (British Geological Survey)

Thursday 3rd November 2016. Wolverson Cope Lecture
Note change of date and this will be held in Lennard-Jones LJ1.75
‘On the cusp of animal domination: The Cambrian Explosion in North Greenland’
Professor David Harper (Durham University)

Thursday 1st December 2016
Christmas Social including a talk and wine tasting
‘Geology, landscape and wine in southern France’.
Dr Roger Suthren (University of Derby)

Thursday 26th January 2017.
'A Medical Geology perspective of the effect of soil on human health'
Dr Mark Cave (British Geological Survey

Thursday 9th February 2017
'Digital Geological Mapping'
Leanne Hughes (BGS and Vice-President of the Geologists' Association)

Thursday 9th March 2017 at 19:00 
AGM & ‘Geoengineering’
Dr Ian Stimpson (Chair's Address)

Thursday 30th March 2017
‘Geological perspectives on the ‘world’s largest’ conventional explosion at Fauld Mine, Staffordshire’
Dr Noel Worley

Summer Field Programme 2017

Will appear here later in 2017

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.


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