15 JAN Zoom Meeting.The Burgess Shale. Ken Brooks, Hastings and District Geological Society. The Burgess Shale is a fossil-bearing deposit exposed in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia, Canada. It is famous for the exceptional preservation of the earliest fossils containing soft-part imprints, and dating from 508 million years ago.This talk will follow the discovery of the site by Charles Walcott in 1909 to the reconstruction of a middle Cambrian environment. These fossils have also made a huge contribution to our understanding of the evolution of life on earth.
27 JAN HGFC Zoom meeting. Phosphatization of Fossil Fauna at Christian Malford. Dr Philip Wilby, University of Leicester. Details will be sent by email.
17 FEB HGFC Zoom Meeting. Dr. Aaron Hunter, University of Cambridge. TBD.
19 FEB AGM and short talk by a member.
19 MAR The Sussex Geodiversity Partnership, Peter Anderton,Sussex Geodiversity Partnership.
16 APR Why are the Andes so high? Dr Laura Evenstar, University of Brighton.
We are a Local Group of the Geologists' Association; therefore we can attend any of their lectures or field trips at a minimal cost. Please follow links to GA website until normal meetings resume..