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Applied Petrography Group



The principle objectives of the APG are as follows:
  • To review, and were necessary recommend modification to national and international standards relating to petrography.
  • Prepare practical guideline and code of practice documents relating to petrographic investigation of materials.
  • To insure the highest professional standards are maintained by petrograhers and to prepare a list of qualified proessional petrographers for access by industry.
  • To organise training programmes and meetings to promote competency in pertographic investigation methods.
  • To publicise and promote the usefulness and value of petrographic methods to a wider professional audience.
Membership of the Group is open to applied petrographers and members of other professional groups who make use of and have an interest in petrographic information.


Applied Petrography Group website


Name: Richard Fox
Phone: 01344 893517


Name: Alan Poole
Phone: 01865 558188


The current committee consists of 12 professional practicing petrographers, but the formal details of the composition of the APG committee will be decided at the next APG meeting.


The Applied Petrography Group is involved in organising a number of meetings/conferences. View the list of upcoming events that the Applied Petrography Group have organised or are involved with.