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Engineering Geology Field Trip

05 - 07 June 2015
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Event type:
Field Trip
Organised by:
Engineering Group, Northern Ireland Regional Group
Holiday Inn, 22 Ormeau Avenue, Belfast
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This trip will explore the Glens of Antrim coast road and world famous Giant’s Causeway, focusing on bedrock and other controls on landslips. In the Sperrin Mountains we will explore geological issues that affect the development of wind farms. An optional tour of the Quaternary deposits of the Belfast Lagan Valley is available for those arriving earlier on Friday, and will include an overview of the developing urban model and issues related to compressible ground.


Advance registration is required. Contact Richard Ghail.


£65 not including accommodation and travel

Further information

For more information contact Richard Ghail


Dr Mark Cooper of GSNI.


Convenor Contact

Richard Ghail

Field Trip Coordinator

Tel: 020 7594 6001