Indoor meetings

All lectures for the 162nd Session (2020-2021) will be virtual. They will be run as ‘zoom’ meetings. All details for joining lecture meetings will be sent to you in personal newsletters. Otherwise please contact the Hon. Secretary at:

Members’ Evening Session 163

Chris Hunt will be arranging a members’ evening on 4th January 2022, in the next session of lectures. If you have an item for that event please email Chris Hunt so he can plan the evening.

Maggie Williams set a challenge to make a virtual trip using Google Earth street view (or better Google Maps Street View). Eighteen working locations can be found in this document from Maggie. The whole trip only needs to be 10 – 15 minutes.

To visit the streetview locations in the Word document, highlight the whole web address, then Ctrl + click.

Draft Programme Session 163, 2021 – 2022

Oct 5thDr Alan Boyle University of LiverpoolPresidential Address Pyrite: what is it good for?
Oct 19thDr Amani Becker National Oceanographic CentreEnergy River: exploring the Energy Potential of the River Mersey
Nov 2ndSteven Millar Tier EnvironmentalContaminants and Geology – Brief History and the Future of Emerging Contaminants
Nov 9thProf Doug Mair University of LiverpoolHow resilient will the Greenland ice sheet be in the face of Climate Change?
Nov 16thDr Anthony Clarke Ex LJMUGround Engineering of the Liverpool Docks
Nov 23rdProf Richard Worden University of LiverpoolCarbon Capture
Nov 30thTom SharpeMary Anning: monsters, myths and misfortunes.
Dec 7thMaggie and Peter Williams University of LiverpoolPractical Session in the CTL at  University of Liverpool Jelly Volcanoes
Dec 14thDr Bill Wimbledon University of BristolAre we at last ready to drive in a golden spike to mark the Jurassic/Cretaceous boundary?
Jan 4th Members’ Evening
Jan 11thProf. Peter Burgess University of LiverpoolMy favourite outcrops
Jan 25thDr Andy Plater University of LiverpoolReconstructing barrier beach and lagoon response to El Nino using particle size data
Feb 8thDr Greig Paterson University of LiverpoolThe magnetic personality of bacteria
Feb 22ndDr Alan Thompson Cuesta ConsultingArnside and Silverdale AONB
Mar 8thProf Chris Hunt LJMUShanidar Neanderthals