The Liverpool Geological Society - Founded 1859
President: Professor Silvia Gonzalez
156th Session
Website Updated: 23/1/2015 @ 15:10
Welcome to the LGS website.

The LGS President Professor Silvia Gonzalez is inviting LGS Members to book your place for the
Special Overseas Trip to Santorini, Greece which is from Monday 15th June to Saturday 20th June 2015. All information about Flights & cost is in the PDF link below & then Download the BOOKING FORM for you to PRINT out, fill in and post it or Email it to Silvia.
   The trip is entitled
“Volcanic Deposits, Landscape and Geoarchaeology of Santorini, Greece 2015”
for The Liverpool Geological Society
PAYMENT MUST BE RECEIVED BY 24th February! Contact Silvia Gonzalez (leader) on, (0151-231-2213) or John Iley (LGS Excursions Secretary) on for further information and to register an interest. Download INFO - Download BOOKING FORM.
Please see below for 2015 meetings:-
The Liverpool Geological Society is a UK Registered Charity
LGS 2015 Meetings

    Feb 3 - Rob Duller on Icelandic
              Eruptions & Floods.

  Feb 10 - Practical Session with
                Jason Hall & Maggie
                Williams - Flint Knapping
                and Cave Paintings.

  Feb 17 - Modelling the Intrusion of
                Igneous Rocks by Janine

  Feb 21 - Herdman Symposium.

  Feb 24 - Society Dinner.

  Mar 3 - Afternoon Session with The
              1815 William Smith Map with
              Prof Hugh Torrens at
              The World Museum.

  Mar 3 - Evening Session is the
              Distinguished Visitor's Address
              by Prof Hugh Torrens on           
              'William Smith Work in

  Mar 17 - Richard Chiverall on the
                British Irish Ice Sheet.

  Apr 18 - Meeting at Thurstaston.

  Apr 21 - Icelandic 2014 Eruption by
               Chris Hunt (L'pool Univ) and
               Hazel Clark on the LGS
               Icelandic Tour 2016.

Manchester Geological Association

  Wednesday 11 February 2015 at 19:00 -
  AGM followed by Presidential Address:-
  by Dr Ray Burgess, (Manchester Geological
  Association) on Evolution of the Mars
  Atmosphere and Hydrosphere.
     MGA Indoor Meetings are located in the
  Williamson Building, Oxford Road (opp The
  Museum). Contact Sue Plumb at:-

                 Geoscience Frontiers 2015
                From 09:30 am to 4:30 pm
  The student-run Herdman Society at
  Liverpool University is holding its Annual
  Symposium in Liverpool on Saturday 21st
  February 2015 in Building 221, Central
  Teaching Hub, Lecture Theatre A.
      This year's exciting programme includes:
  Prof. Andrew Aplin (Durham):
  Unconventional Hydrocarbons.
  Dr. Juliet Biggs (Bristol): Volcanoes and
  Remote Sensing.
  Prof. Sanjeev Gupta (Imperial College):
  Fieldwork on Mars.
  Prof. Jennifer McElwain (Dublin):
  Prof. Iain Stewart (Plymouth): Oil and
  Dr. Esther Sumner (Southampton):
    Modern and Ancient Turbidites and gravity
        Ticket Price (£10.00): includes Talks,  
  Abstracts, Refreshments, Buffet Lunch and
  Wine Reception.
       Advance Registration Essential -  go
  information and to register and pay.
  (to confirm attendance and purchase tickets
  on the door please contact Amy Shore: with
  names and contact information).
       Herdman Symposium Secretaries -
  Jessica Bayliff, Amy Shore
  Staff Representative – Prof. Jim Marshall
Additional LGS Meeting

    Thursday 19th February 2015 at 19:00
     At LJMU Byrom St, Lecture Theatre 137

          A Joint Meeting with the NW
  Group of The Geological Society

  Dr Gerry Lucas will give an illustrated
  account of his geological travels and
  experiences in Namibia, South West Africa.