Welcome to HOGG
The History of Geology Group (HOGG) was inaugurated in October 1994 to encourage interest in the lives and work of those scientists and philosophers who influenced both the study and the practice of geology. HOGG is open to anyone with an interest in the history of geology, and the events and personalities that have shaped the way in which geology is studied and practised today.
HOGG is managed and run by a committee of its members and the current chair is John Henry. HOGG is affiliated to the Geological Society of London and many of its meetings are held in the Society’s apartments at Burlington House in London.
Leucha Veneer, HOGG’s Secretary, contributed to In Our Time with Melvyn Bragg on BBC Radio 4 on 30th January, 2014, in a programme entitled 'Catastrophism'. You can listen to the broadcast by clicking here. Catastrophism is the....[read more]