Date: 18 June 2015
Location: Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
Convenor: Anthony Brook
- HOGG Members: £20
- Non-members: £25
09.00 Doors open, Registration
09.40 Welcome etc.
Session 1: Building Stones
09.45 ‘A Thousand Years of Building-Stone’ Project in two Welsh Border Counties.
10.15 Some Maps, Measures and Models of Building Stone Use.
10.45 Coffee & Biscuits
Session 2: Opening Decades of the 19th Century
11.15 KEYNOTE Tambora: Supervolcano Eruptions and their impacts on Society and History
12.00 Brighton and Hove Basement: Geological Basis of a Conurbation.
12.30 Geology and Fiction 1815–1850.
Session 3: Our Geological Heritage
13.50 keynote Geoheritage and the UK’s most significant Geological Sites.
14.45 Interpreting Geoheritage: Challenges and Themes––Case study of the World Heritage Site
of the Jurassic Coast.
15.15 The Importance of Global Geoparks––Case study of the English Riviera Geopark.
15.45 The Importance of Being RIGS!––Case study of the Sussex Geodiversity Sites.
16.15 Tea & Biscuits
Session 4: Miscellany
16.45 Geology, Groundwater and Tunnelling Problems at Merstham, East Surrey.
17.15 The Mineral Prospecting Expedition to the South Atlantic islands by the Scottish geologist David Ferguson, 1912–1914.