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March 2021

How the mountains of Foinaven and Arkle inspired geological understanding of the Alps and Himalayas

March 11 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

A virtual talk by Rob Butler of Aberdeen University. A journey with the nineteenth century pioneer H.M. Cadell, his fieldwork in Sutherland, the tectonic experiments he made and how they continue to inspire ideas of how the World's great mountain ranges are formed...   To register for the talk click on the button below. Talk on the Mountains of Foinaven and Arkle

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Trees, Climate and the Act of Union

March 25 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

A virtual talk by Rob Wilson of St Andrews University. Our climate is changing. Over the coming decades, it is likely that Scotland will get warmer, wetter and stormier. But how much has Scotland warmed in recent decades. How does this current warming compare to the last 1000 years and what were the extreme warm and cold periods during that time?  With the instrumental data providing information only for the last 150 years or so, we must rely on proxies…

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April 2021

Mapping the Assynt Thrust Structures : Three Centuries of Discovery and Changing Technology

April 22 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Zoom Call, Virtual United Kingdom
Free

A talk by Keith Milne who will explain how he was inspired by the early geologists as he relates his experiences in the Inchnadamph area in 1974 during a University mapping project. The talk will focus on a particular area south of Ben More Assynt where we see inverted Torridonian sandstone caught up in the Thrust movements. Using the latest Earth visualisations, we can add value to the field measurements and interpretation of such complex structures. Keith Milne completed his PhD…

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May 2021

Geopark Geotour (to be rescheduled due to Covid restrictions)

May 1 @ 00:00 - May 7 @ 00:00
£275.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

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June 2021

Highlands Controversy Geotour

June 5 @ 00:00 - June 10 @ 00:00
£235.00

The Highlands Controversy tour follows the pioneering geologists of the 19th century in their attempts to unravel the geological history of the northwest highlands.

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July 2021

Highlands Controversy Geotour

July 3 @ 00:00 - July 8 @ 00:00
£235.00

The Highlands Controversy tour follows the pioneering geologists of the 19th century in their attempts to unravel the geological history of the northwest highlands.

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Clachtoll Field Day

July 9 @ 10:30 - 16:30
Clachtoll United Kingdom
£5.00

Andy Moffat and Pete Harrison will lead a field day to look at the nature of the Lewisian Torridonian unconformity at Clachtoll.

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September 2021

Geopark Geotour

September 15 @ 00:00 - September 21 @ 00:00
£275.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

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October 2021

Geopark (extended weekend) Geotour

October 1 @ 00:00 - October 4 @ 00:00
£140.00

Travel the length of the Geopark visiting the areas of geological significance in the company of  local geologist Pete Harrison

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Talk – Building Stones of Inverness

October 11 @ 19:30 - 21:00
The Rock Stop, Unapool
Kylesku, Highland IV27 4HW United Kingdom
£5.00

Talk on Building Stones of Inverness - Andy Moffat This talk will take place at the Rock Stop or possibly by Zoom.  More details to follow.

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