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the high Pennines.....
- Malham Cove, Yorkshire Dales National Park..... (photo: Alison Tymon)
..... to the coast
- Ravenscar cliff, looking towards Robin Hood's Bay, North York Moors National Park
(photo: Alison Tymon)
one of the Society's very popular field guides
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the exciting geology of the region and internationally important developments in the Earth
Sciences by joining the Yorkshire Geological Society. You
will find a warm welcome at the YGS, and we are actively seeking new members to become
involved with the Society.
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first geological society in northern England, founded 1837.
A friendly, diverse
group of enthusiastic people ranging from beginners to professional geologists.
An exciting range of
indoor meetings and lectures throughout the region on major topics of interest.
A wide range of
field excursions covering all aspects of the fascinating geology and landscape of northern
Your own copy of our
internationally renowned journal Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society and now
free online access to the complete run of the Proceedings from 1839 onwards (Ordinary
Circulars keeping you informed of forthcoming meetings and geoscience events of the YGS
and its many Corresponding Societies in the region, as well as popular articles on geology
and related subjects, and free membership of the YGS-Members online e-mail Forum for both
receiving and exchanging news and information likely to be of interest to other members.
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SUMMARY PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME FOR YORKSHIRE GEOLOGY MONTH MAY 2016: A programme of events for the general public
Further details will be given in the next Yorkshire Geological Society Circular, to be distributed in April, and on the Society website: http://www.yorksgeolsoc.org.uk/
Sunday 1st May at 11.00. Auk and Chalk Walk at the Bempton Cliffs Reserve on Flamborough Head organised by the RSPB and accompanied by Paul Hildreth (YGS). Guided walks for bird watchers with an added geological input. How does the geology of the cliffs influence the nesting habits of several bird species? RSPB may make a small charge.
Monday 9th May at 19.00. The Roads of Glenroy. Talk by Bill Fraser organised by the Huddersfield GA at Greenhead College, Huddersfield.
Saturday 14th May at 13.15 for 13.30 start. Roundhay Park Geology Trail organised by the Friends of Roundhay Park and led by Bill Fraser. Start outside the Mansion House Visitor Centre, Mansion Lane, Leeds LS82HH. Free car parking. Public transport: First Bus: routes 2, 12. Public WC in Visitor Centre. The Trail consists of 10 locations where the rocks, structures and the fossils they contain can be used to show that the Park was once a shallow sea that became infilled by an advancing delta to become a tropical rainforest. There is also evidence of powerful earth movements that affected the area since the rocks were formed. Geology Trail booklet available for purchase. The walk is approx. 3 km and takes approximately 2.5 hrs. following a mixture of rough surfaced and unmade streamside and woodland paths which can be muddy and slippery after wet weather. Walking boots / strong shoes are recommended.
Saturday 14th May at 11.00 – 15.00. Rock and Fossil Road Show at the Treasure House, Beverley organised by Hull Geological Society. Bring along your rock, fossil and mineral finds to be identified by members of the Hull Geological Society. Learn more about what can be found locally; look at displays and talk to experts. Please note that no valuations can be given. There will be a hands-on craft activity for children of all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Admission free.
Sunday 15th May. 'Rock around Ribblehead' organised by the Friends of the Settle Carlisle Railway and led by Bill Fraser. A 13km circular walk starting and finishing at Ribblehead Station over some rough ground. It is classed as Moderate as there is a steady climb onto the top of Blea Moor and participants need to suitably clad and shod for Pennine weather! FoSCL walks are free and all start and finish at stations and are timed to the train timetable as the aim is to encourage people to use the trains. (People can travel by other means if they so wish). This walk is timed to the train that departs from Leeds at 9.00 and arrives Ribblehead 10.28. Return would be via the 18.25 from Ribblehead although participants could return on an earlier train at 14.23. Full FoSCL walk programme and details can be found at www.foscl.org.uk/guided-walks
Sunday 15th May. Field Trip to Charnwood Forest organised by the Huddersfield GA. Details from Phil Robinson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday 22nd May. Field Trip to Flamborough Head including afternoon boat trip from North Landing to view the geology from the sea, led by Paul Hildreth and organised by the York Philosophical Society. Meet at the car park at North Landing at 10.00. Further information from Rod Leonard at email@example.com or on 079 868 868 14. (Maximum capacity of the boat - 28 persons; approx. £10 per head charge for the boat, psaid direct to the skipper on the day.)
Saturday 28th May. Saltwick Bay and Whitby led by Dr. John Powell and organised by the Yorkshire Geological Society. Meet at 10.30am at the Abbey Car Park on Abbey Lane (post code YO22 4JR/NGR: NZ 904109). The car park is accessed from the A171 by turning into Hawsker Lane opposite Trailways Cycle Hire.
This is the Society’s contribution to Yorkshire Geology Month and will consist of a circular route from the Abbey via Saltwick Nab, Rail Hole and Whitby East Pier. Mudstones of the Whitby Mudstone Formation (Lower Jurassic) and overlying sandstones of the Saltwick Formation (Middle Jurassic) form the wave-cut platform and cliffs between Saltwick and Whitby. Look out for interesting ichnofossils, ammonites, plant fossils and sedimentary structures. Keen observers may even find footprints!
Sunday 29th May at 11.00. Auk and Chalk Walk at the Bempton Cliffs Reserve on Flamborough Head organised by the RSPB and accompanied by Paul Hildreth (YGS). Guided walks for bird watchers with an added geological input. How does the geology of the cliffs influence the nesting habits of several bird species? RSPB may make a small charge.
Tuesday 31st May at 10.30-12.00 and 13.30-15.00. Fossil Handling a Children’s University Challenge event at the Rotunda Museum, Scarborough organised by the Rotunda Geology Group. Contact Sue Rawson at firstname.lastname@example.org for further details.
New YGS Membership Secretary
From September 2015 Dr John Varker, a long-standing member and supporter of the Society and a current Council Member, has taken over as Membership Secretary. Council is most grateful to John for this. Subscriptions for 2016 are due on 1st January, and these will be collected by direct debit from the majority of members around that date. If you still pay by cheque or standing order please consider changing to a direct debit. This saves a great deal of work for the Society, is simpler for the member, and is fully guaranteed by the banking system. Please contact the Membership Secretary if you feel able to change to a direct debit, and/or can add a Gift Aid declaration to your membership – for which we can claim 25% extra from the government at no cost to the member.
Dr. W.J. VARKER, Membership Secretary, Yorkshire Geological Society, 15, Otley Old Road, Lawnswood, Leeds. LS16 6HB. Telephone: (0113) 2673554, Email: email@example.com
YGS-Members Forum email "Listserv"
Courtesy of the national Joint Academic Computer Network the Society has a "Listserv" type email system "YGS-Members Forum" for rapid communication (e.g. about updates and changes in programmes and events) between the YGS officers and event organisers and the members registered with the system. It also allows individual registered members to communicate with other members. This is a secure system controlled online by each registered member once they have been registered by the YGS, and anyone can remove themselves from the system at any time.
If you are not yet registered with the YGS-Members Forum and wish to do so, or at least try it out, please send your email address and name to the Circular and Website Editor, Patrick Boylan, at P.Boylan@city.ac.uk.
Contents of the latest part of Proceedings of Yorkshire
Geological Society (vol. 60 Pt. 4, published November 2015)
on line on the Lyell Collection at: http://pygs.lyellcollection.org/content/current
David Jarman and Peter Wilson: Anomalous terrain at Dove Crags ‘cirqueform’ and Gasgale Gill asymmetric valley, English Lake District, attributed to large-scale rock slope failure of pre-LGM origins
C.W. Thomas and N.H. Woodcock: The kinematic linkage of the Dent, Craven and related faults of Northern England
M. Romano and M. A. Whyte: A review of the trace fossil Selenichnites
S. K. Donovan and A. Tenny: A peculiar bored crinoid from Salthill Quarry, Clitheroe, Lancashire (Mississippian; Tournaisian), UK
Proceedings now fully digitised from vol. 1 (1839) to vol. 61 Part 2 (2015) with free online access
to individual YGS members
Instructions for YGS member access to the Proceedings of the
Yorkshire Geological Society 1839 to 2015 in the Lyell Collection
notice contains important information that will enable you to access the online. Please make sure that you retain the address label
from the envelope containing your latest YGS Circular this contains your YGS membership number, which you will need to activate your
Following the launch of the Proceedings in the Lyell Collection,
individual members who subscribe to the journal can now view the entire archive from
Volume 1 (1839) online.
Before you can access the Proceedings online, you will need to activate
your subscription. To do this, go to the YGS Proceedings subscription activation
http://www.lyellcollection.org/cgi/activate/ibasic and enter your subscriber ID number in the bottom right hand box. Your subscriber ID
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with the prefix YGS (e.g. YGS9999). (Ignore the reference to "Institutional
Access" at the top, and to "payment confirmation letter) "on the bottom
line: just put your YGS membership number in the box on the bottom line and press the
Follow the instructions on the next screen and complete parts A and B. In part B, you will need to set your own user name
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subscription, you will be able to browse the PYGS archive. For subsequent access, go direct to the PYGS site on the Lyell Collection web site at http://pygs.lyellcollection.org/ (Please note that if you have access rights to other parts of the Lyell Collection, e.g. as a Fellow of the Geological Society, you need to connect via the YGS option, not as part of your Geological Society (or other) options.
The links to both the subscription activation page and your regular login are
live on this YGS Home Page and/or can be copied and pasted into your web browser.
Principal Editor, Proceedings of the
Yorkshire Geological Society
SURPLUS COPIES OF "Carboniferous hydrocarbon geology- the Southern North Sea and surrounding onshore areas" Occasional Publication No 7 (2005).
By decision of Council, the remaining stock of this highly regarded volume will now be made available for disposal to members of the Society and attendees at Society meetings. Copies can be obtained at forthcoming meetings; it is suggested that a donation to Society funds of £2.00 per copy will be appropriate.
OTHER EVENTS AND NOTICES
British Cave Research Association (BCRA): 14th - 16th May 2016: Weekend Field Meeting including flood pulse tests at Malham Cove
IMPORTANT NOTE: BCRA have just notified us that this event is now full.
Scarborough Museums Trust: appointment of Geologist
Scarborough Museums Trust manages “Rotunda – the William Smith Museum of Geology”, an iconic building opened in 1829 and designed under Smith’s guidance to illustrate his principles of correlation and dating by means of fossils. The Trust seeks to appoint a geologist to further develop its role as the centre of geological activity on the NE Yorkshire coast and moors, including reinvigorating the Dinosaur Coast project, initiating a Geopark proposal and liaising with appropriate geological groups, companies, potential sponsors and supporters. The appointee will also care for and improve access to the geological collections of Scarborough Museums Trust and improve geological displays in the Rotunda. The post is for 2 years in the first instance, at a starting salary of £24000. Flexible working arrangements will be considered.
Further details may be obtained on our website www.scarboroughmuseums.com
Applications to Ruth Lilley, Scarborough Museums Trust, Woodend, The Crescent, Scarborough YO11 2PW, firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is Friday 8 April.
(Please contact the society representatives and/or websites shown for the latest information, and if you would like to attend a particular meeting as a guest)
CRAVEN & PENDLE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Contact: Paul Kabrna e-mail: email@example.com or http://www.cpgs.org.uk/ (usual meeting place for indoor lectures: The Rainhall Centre, Barnoldswick)
Friday 11 March: Title to be advised: Autumn Pugh, University of Leeds
Friday 8 April: The timing of volcano-ice interactions and deglaciation in Iceland: Katie Street, University of Manchester
CUMBERLAND GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Secretary: Rosemary Vidler, 11 Blencathra View, Threlkeld, Cumbria, phone no 017687 79326, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; http://www.cumberland-geol.soc/org
EAST MIDLANDS GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Janet Slater, tel. 01509-843.297; e-mail: email@example.com or http://www.emgs.org.uk (usual meeting place for indoor lectures: Lecture Theatre B3, Biological Sciences Building, University of Nottingham).
19th March, 6pm. Professor Rory Mortimore, Brighton University: Chalk of the Paris to London fast railway route.
EAST MIDLANDS REGIONAL GROUP OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Secretary: David Boon, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, firstname.lastname@example.org
EDINBURGH GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: e-mail: email@example.com; http://edinburghgeolsoc.org/; Lectures Secretary: Graham Leslie, British Geological Survey, West Mains Road, Edinburgh EH9 0ET, tel. 0131-650.0266, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Lectures are held in the Grant Institute of the University of Edinburgh, West Mains Road, Edinburgh, at 7:30pm, except where stated otherwise. These meetings are open to the public, there is no charge, and visitors are welcome. Tea and biscuits are served after the lectures, upstairs in the Cockburn Museum of the Grant Institute. (See http://www.ed.ac.uk/maps for location.)
24th February (at BGS, Murchison House). Ruth Robinson, University of St Andrews: Geothermal project for heating at Guardbridge.
9th March. Brian Bell, University of Glasgow. Palaeogene magmatic evolution of Western Scotland, with a nod to the work of Clough. (Clough Medallist Lecture)
23rd March. Paul Mellon, Transport Scotland: Forth Crossing geoscience.
THE GEOLOGISTS' ASSOCIATION: http://www.geologistsassociation.org.uk/ (For further details please check with the website or e-mail Sarah Stafford at the GA Office: email@example.com, tel. 020 7434 9298)
HUDDERSFIELD GEOLOGY GROUP: Contact: Phil Robinson, 01484-715.298. http://www.huddersfieldgeology.org.uk/ Meetings at Greenhead College, Huddersfield, on Monday evenings at 7pm unless otherwise stated.
14th March: William Varley: Postlethwaite, pencils and a German spy
14th April: Alison Tymon: Garnets, eclogites and mylonites in Western Norway
HULL GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Mike Horne. Tel: 01482 346 784 or e-mail: secretary@Hullgeolsoc.org.uk web: http://www.hullgeolsoc.org.uk/hgmeet.htm/ (Usual meeting place for indoor lectures: Department of Geography, University of Hull, at 7.30 pm. N.B. for security reasons the door is locked at 7.40pm). The Club Nights are open to members of the Society, University Students and interested members of the public. At the end of each of these meeting we will choose the topic or topics for the following meeting. Those attending are encouraged to bring some appropriate specimens, photographs, models or texts to contribute to the evening. The Club Night meetings start at 7-45pm. For further information 'phone 01482 346784.
Saturday 20th February 2016 - (afternoon lecture starting at 2-15pm) - Dean Lomax of the University of Manchester on "British Dinosaurs: A Story Untold" (donations welcome)
Thursday 17th March - (evening lecture) - Prof. Mark Bateman of Sheffield University and the AGM
LANCASHIRE GROUP OF THE GEOLOGISTS’ ASSOCIATION: Secretary: Jennifer Rhodes, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
LEEDS GEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION – PLEASE NOTE SEVERAL CHANGES: General Secretary: William Fraser Tel: 0113 2608764 e-mail: email@example.com; Field Meetings Secretary: David Holmes. Tel: 01423 888997 E.mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; new Association website address: http://www.leedsga.org.uk/ (Usual meeting place for indoor lectures: Conference Centre Auditorium 2, Leeds University at 7pm)
Thursday 18th February: Presentations by Final Year Students of the School of Earth Sciences and Environment, Leeds University
Thursday 10th March: Dr Nigel Mountney, Leeds University: The preserved sedimentary record of giant rivers: examples from Yorkshire, around the world, and beyond.
Thursday 21st April Dr Roger Southren, Derby University: Geology and wine in Southern France.
Thursday 5th May: Prof. David Tappin, British Geological Survey: New advances in tsunami science: the past isn’t always the key, but it can help.
LEICESTER LITERARY & PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY - SECTION C GEOLOGY: Chairman and contact: Dr. Mark Evans, 0116 225 4904; email@example.com. Website: http://www.charnia.org.uk/ Usual meeting place for indoor lectures (unless otherwise stated): Lecture Theatre 3, Ken Edwards Building, University of Leicester at 7.30pm, refreshments from 7.00pm.
Wednesday 10th February: Members Evening at the New Walk Museum, Leicester, LE1 7EA
Wednesday 24th February: Dr Marcello Ruta, University of Lincoln: Title TBC
Wednesday 9th March: Prof John Bridges, University of Leicester: Exploring Mars (TBC)
Saturday 12thMarch: Annual Saturday Seminar, Lecture Theatre 2 Of the Ken Edwards Building, University of Leicester. Planet of the Plants. Registration from 09.00 for 10.00 Welcome. There will be six talks; with closing remarks uptil 17.00, followed by a Reception.
Wednesday 23rd March: Annual General Meeting and Chairmans' Address by Dr Mark Evans, (New Walk Museum, Leicester): The Mesozoic Marine Reptile Renaissance: Part 2 At the New Walk Museum, Leicester LE1 7EA
MANCHESTER GEOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION: http://www.mangeolassoc.org.uk Sue Plumb, Hon. General Secretary: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; programme enquiries: email@example.com. (Usual meeting place for indoor lectures: Williamson Building, Department of Geology, University of Manchester)
Wednesday 10th February 2016 at 19.00: AGM followed by the Presidential Address
Wednesday 2nd March 2016 (time to be announced): Joint Meeting with the Geographical Association: Professor Fiona Tweed, Staffordshire University: Past eruptions and future risks – should we be concerned about Iceland’s volcanoes?
NORTH EASTERN GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Prof. Gillian FG Foulger, University of Durham, tel. 0191-334.2314, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Lectures are at 7.30pm in the Arthur Holmes Lecture Room, Science Laboratories Site, University of Durham. See website for more details: http://www.northeast-geolsoc.50megs.com
NORTH EAST YORKSHIRE GEOLOGY TRUST: (Currently changing address: email@example.com/).
NORTHERN REGIONAL GROUP OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF LONDON: Secretary: Dr Mark Allen, Department of Earth Sciences, University of Durham, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE GROUP OF THE GEOLOGISTS ASSOCATION: Eileen Fraser Tel: 01260 271505 email: email@example.com http://www.esci.keele.ac.uk/nsgga/ (usual meeting place for indoor meetings: William Smith Building, University of Keele at 7.30pm
ROTUNDA GEOLOGY GROUP (SCARBOROUGH): contact Sue Rawson, tel. 01723-506.502, email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://www.rotundageologygroup/ (usual meeting place Room CG7, Scarborough Campus of the University of Hull, Filey Road, Scarborough):
SORBY NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY: Ken J Dorning, Geologists Group Secretary, e-mail: email@example.com; website: http://www.sorby.org.uk/
WESTMORLAND GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: contact: E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org http://westmorlandgeolsoc.co.uk/ Meetings are on Wednesdays and start at 8 pm (unless otherwise stated) and are held in the Abbot Hall Social Centre, Kendal.
YORKSHIRE MID-WEEK GEOLOGY GROUP: West Yorkshire based informal mainly amateur and retired group that organises monthly field meetings or museum visits on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays. Details in regular Newsletters and on the Group's website: http://mwggyorkshire.webspace.virginmedia.com/. Contact: email@example.com
YORKSHIRE REGIONAL GROUP OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY: Contact: Margaret Cliff firstname.lastname@example.org
NEXT YGS CIRCULAR DEADLINE MONDAY 25th MARCH 2016
Please send all copy (including Corresponding Society programmes) to the Circular and Website Editor, Patrick Boylan - email: P.Boylan@city.ac.uk/ post: 2a Compass Road, Leicester LE5 2HF.
British Geological Survey Memoirs for Yorkshire to download
In a major new development for the Society, the British Geological Survey (BGS) had made
available to the Society's website full facsimile copies (in PDF format, including all
illustrations) of some earlier Geological Survey Memoirs, listed below. These are now
available for downloading for personal, academic, educational, non-commercial research and
other non-commercial use, from the Yorkshire Geological Society website
http://www.yorksgeolsoc.org.uk/ only. All users must agree to the BGS terms and conditions
before downloading each Memoir.
Yorkshire Rocks and Landscape the popular
YGS Field Guide, Third Edition
famed for its scenic beauty and its rich industrial heritage, contains some of the most
interesting geology and scenery in
, from the moors to the coast, including the
Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors national parks. The influence of the geology on the
landscape and on the industrial development in the region is profound.
This book is a stimulating field guide to
twenty-one locations selected to give comprehensive coverage of the geology, minerals,
rocks, fossils and landforms of the area. Excursions vary from easy halfday walks to
longer outings. Some are in moorland areas such as the Craven Inliers and the Pennines;
others cover the
Coast, famous for its rugged beauty and natural history, and
coalfields adjacent to the major cities.
Aimed at beginners and more experienced
geologists, the book includes a general introduction to the areas geological
history, detailed location maps, a full glossary of terms, and details of local museums.
Yorkshire Rocks and Landscape will be used and enjoyed by all those interested in the geology and natural heritage of
this exciting and diverse region, especially the links between landscape and the
About the Authors: The field guide,
edited by Drs. Colin Scrutton and John Powell, has contributions from knowledgeable
academics, professional geologists and dedicated amateurs, many of them members of the
Yorkshire Geological Society. Together in this book they provide the most up-to-date and
authoritative guide to the geology of
Yorkshire and surrounding areas currently
Published: September 2006; 224 pp, 22
figures. Price £9.99, plus postage and packing £3.35. Cheques should be made
payable to "Yorkshire Geological Society". Please send your
order to: Dr Claire Dashwood, British Geological Survey, Keyworth, Nottingham, NG12 5GG. E-mail: email@example.com
Also available at indoor meetings of the Yorkshire
Geological Society (no p&p) and from selected bookshops.
here for more details, including the full Contents List
Important Notice to Members and others:Short
Communications: Proceedings and Circular/Web Site
publication of short papers is common amongst journals, particularly those published
weekly, monthly or bi-monthly, as a way of disseminating information quickly on topical or
contentious issues, exceptional new discoveries or major developments. Given its
publication schedule, the adoption of such a publication strategy is not appropriate for
the Proceedings. Nevertheless, as a way of encouraging the membership to make
more use of the Proceedings, and for that matter the Societys other vehicles
for publication, the Circular and web site, Council would welcome more short
communications. Short communications submitted to the Proceedings might
include anything for which it would be worth having a permanent published record, for
example descriptions of new and/or temporary exposures. Those intended for the Circular or web site could include more topical or newsworthy items, including brief
reports of field meetings, new fossil/mineral occurrences, photographs of interesting
geological features with a brief description or the work of RIGS groups. Short
communications to the Proceedings should not exceed two published pages,
approximately 2,000 words (or equivalents including figures) and will be subject to the
normal review and editorial procedures, although a Summary will not be necessary. Please
send your contributions in the usual manner to the Editors (see Instructions to
Authors in the PYGS as a general guideline).
For the A5 format of the Circular (and web site),
contributions should be 300-400 words, but can include colour photographs and figures;
these will also be subject to editorial review. These items should be sent to the Circular
Editor in the first instance (see back page of the Circular for details).
Stewart Molyneux, Principal Editor PYGS
Patrick Boylan, YGS Circular & Web Editor
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