On Saturday 31 October the YGS is holding a meeting jointly with the Scarborough Museums Trust/Rotunda Geology Group on: “Superposition and correlation: William Smith’s principles applied to 21st century Yorkshire”.
The meeting is free and open to the public. It commences at 2 pm in Quad 4 at the University campus on Filey Road; a 30 minute walk or short bus ride from the centre of town. Car parking is available on the campus.
|14.00||Society Business and Announcements
President of the Society, Dr John Knight
|14.10||Back to the future of William Smith’s map – meeting modern needs for geological knowledge
|14.45||William “Seismic” Smith. The seismologist that might have been…
|16.00||Buried valleys, Pleistocene sediments and dating the last ice sheet advance in eastern Britain: new evidence from Flamborough Head
|16.35||The Osgodby Formation (Callovian, Middle Jurassic) at Burythorpe Quarry, Malton, North Yorkshire; tidally influenced sedimentation on the northern margin of the Market Weighton High
John Powell, Peter Rawson, Jon Ford, James Riding and Simon Broad
|17.10||End of meeting|