Read all the latest news in Issue 419 of our fortnightly Society newsletter.
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Monday 29 November 2021
Welcome to Issue 419 of the fortnightly Society newsletter.

  • Library: Unique Christmas gift ideas from our Picture Library
  • Membership: Renew today for your 2022 membership card
  • Education: Check out our website to download our new space-themed resources
  • Year of Space: Last lecture in the series - The geology of planets beyond our Solar System
  • Events: Two part online training course in Terrestrial, Aerial and Subsurface Surveying and Imaging
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LIBRARY/ Geological prints - perfect for Christmas! 🎄

If you’re searching for a unique and beautiful gift this Christmas, visit our Picture Library today!

Available to order as prints, the Picture Library features hundreds of images from our historical collections, including beautiful geological maps, intricate fossils and minerals, and views of famous geological sites.

Prints are available in a range of sizes and finishes and produced to your specification by experienced printers Max Communications.

Order before 17 December (UK) and 10 December (Rest of World) to ensure delivery by Christmas.
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MEMBERSHIP/ Don’t miss out on your 2022 membership card
To ensure that you receive all the benefits of your 2022 membership card, don’t forget to renew your membership by 1 December, if you haven’t already. 

You can renew your membership online anytime via your MyGSL account.

Visit our website for more information or contact our membership team.

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EDUCATION/ New educational resources free to download from to our website!

We’ve recently added some exciting new educational resources to our website, including special space-themed content to celebrate of our Year of Space.

You can find:
  • fun activity sheets for ages 7-11
  • a ‘make your own Solar System pack'
  • our new ‘rocks in the Solar System' poster, (available both in print and digital format)
  • new factsheets on rocks in space and greenhouse gases.
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YEAR OF SPACE/ The geology of planets beyond our Solar System

The last in our fantastic Year of Space Public Lectures, join Dr Oli Shorttle, University of Cambridge, on a discovery of the geology of the planets beyond our Solar System.

8 December 2021 at 17.00 hrs GMT

This is a FREE virtual event. Register via Eventbrite
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EVENTS/ Online training - Terrestrial, Aerial and Subsurface Surveying and Imaging in Mining and Engineering Geology

In 2021 we have hosted some fantastic online training courses and we are delighted to round off the year with an informative two part course on Terrestrial, Aerial and Subsurface Surveying and Imaging in Mining and Engineering Geology.

Part 1 takes place on 2 December and focusses on Terrestrial & Aerial Photogrammetry & LiDAR and is followed on 9 December by Part 2 - Geo-referenced Subsurface Laser Scanning & Sonar Surveying

Parts 1 & 2 are available to book individually, with a discount applied if you book both parts as a package.
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EVENTS/ Highlights from our events calendar

Join us online for the following events:
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