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The Geological Society of London is the UK national society for geoscience, providing support to over 10,000 members in the UK and overseas. Founded in 1807, we are the oldest geological society in the world.
Selection of 30 titles
priced at £25 each.
Sale ends midnight 23 September
A free Technical Meeting on
30 September to discuss the Screening Exercise for siting of a Geological Disposal Facility.
Aimed at geoscientists, engineers
& safety experts but open to all.
Thank you to everyone who nominated a site for our 100 Great Geosites list.
More than 400 sites have been nominated, and we need your help
to choose the final hundred.
Fellows of the Society are invited to submit nominations for the Society’s 2015 Awards.
The Closing Date for Nominations
is Wednesday 1 October.
Aimed at policy and decision-makers as well as the wider public, 'Geology for Society' outlines the importance of geology to our society.
The working group concluded that the society's 2010 Climate Change Statement continues to be valid and does not need to be amended, and instead produced an addendum setting out new research findings relevant to the questions raised.
Visit our online resource, aimed at students aged 14 - 16. Learn how the theory of plate tectonics has developed, what happens at different plate margins, and the tectonic history of the UK.
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