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a case of ‘the wrong
kind of soil’.
Kathryn Goodenough goes to Greenland
on a Society-sponsored hunt for the rare
metals that underpin new technologies.
Voting for the elections to Council 2014-2015 is now available to Fellows. Eight nominations have been received for the five vacancies on Council. Voting will close on 31 March 2014.
The Geological Society has issued an addendum to its 2010 Climate Change Statement.
Four new books reviewed for you this month by Chris Hawkesworth, Iain Williamson, Murray Hoggett and Trevor Emmett.
The Hong Kong Regional Group has celebrated its 12th anniversary in the presence of David Shilston and Bill Gaskarth
Devonian fish specimen unveiled
Fabienne Michaud reports on the recent user survey, the development of the collection, and journal subscriptions for 2014
Ask not what your Regional Group can do for you, but what you can do for your Regional Group, urges Dave Jones.
Florence Bullough reports on policy-related activity by the Society in recent months.
...and what is more, still handing out grants!
Ted Nield seeks to take you down the primrose path that leads to - the Society Dining Club.
So what were Henry de la Beche and that lady doing in that yacht, eh?
Greg Power & Rob Barnes use IT to mine old data collected in the Central Wales Orefield, all from the comfort of their armchairs.
Ken McNamara reports on fossil discoveries that are providing tantalising evidence of some of the first animals to live on land.
Geoscientist has a number of books available for Fellows to review. We also invite publishers to send us books to be reviewed.
Bruce Yardley (Leeds University) has been appointed Chief Geologist by The Radioactive Waste Management Directorate (RWMD) of the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA).
Chartership Officer Bill Gaskarth reports on a projected new logo for use by CGeols, advice on applications and company training schemes
The Society has published an addendum to 'Climate Change: Evidence from the Geological Record' (November 2010) taking account of new research
Oliver Pritchard, Stephen Hallett, and Timothy Farewell consider the role of soil science in maintaining the British 'evolved road'
Kathryn Goodenough* on a Society-sponsored hunt for the rare metals that underpin new technologies
As Nina Morgan Discovers, the debate over HS2 is nothing new...
Ted Nield hails the new refurbished Council Room as evidence that the Society is growing up
Fellows - renew, vote for Council, and volunteer for Earth Science Week 2014! Also - who is honoured in the Society's Awards and Medals 2014.
Peter Fookes (Imperial College, London) celebrated at Society event in honour of Engineering Group Working Parties and their reports
When are University Earth Science departments going to shed their outmoded obsession with maths, physics and chemistry?
Nancy Tupholme, Librarian of the Society and the Royal Society, has died, reports Wendy Cawthorne.
Ted Nield reviews the refurbishment of the Council Room, Burlington House
You can help the Haslemere Educational Museum to identify subjects in Sir Archibald Geikie's amazing field notebook sketches, writes John Betterton.
Who are the top 100 UK practising scientists? The Science Council knows...