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Since 1995 volcanologist Dr Tom Pfeiffer has be...
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Senile? Arthritic? Scavenged? Abandoned? Douglas Palmer* on the Sedgwick Museum’s giant Pliosaurus cf. kevani
Nina Morgan* speculates on the colourful life of William Smith
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...
Helen Burke*, Rolf Farrell§ & David Morgan* on how 3D geological models help flood risk management in E Yorkshire
Have you ever wondered what would happen if one of those really ‘good’ ideas you have in the pub actually ended up becoming reality? That is what happened with Volcanoes Top Trumps, reports Jenni Barclay*
Kirstin Lemon, British Geological Survey and Vice-Chair of the United Kingdom Committee for UNESCO Global Geoparks outlines the present and future state of UNESCO Geoparks in the UK.
Publishing highlights of the month - and the Full Book Collection
How 3D geological models are helping flood risk management in E Yorkshire
Four new books reviewed by Rob Bowell, Jeremy Joseph, Mark Griffin and Howard Mottram
Make your nominations now, writes Stephanie Jones
Ted Nield hails the creators of Volcanoes Top Trumps, and the educational work they are now funding as a result.
The Society was inaugurated on 13 November 1807 at a dinner at the Freemasons Tavern... Read more about the history of the Geological Society.
2016 Book Reviews
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