Tag Archives: geology

4th January 2021 (Zoom 7pm) – Above and Beyond: Drones Are Changing the Way we Monitor Volcanoes

Dr Emma Liu, University College London will give this talk. Some background (taken directly from https://festivalofgeology.org.uk/): “Volcanology is undergoing an aerial revolution. Drone technology is changing the way we collect data across the geosciences, especially in fields that require measurements … Continue reading

Posted in 2021, monthly_meeting | Tagged , ,

7th September 2020 (Zoom 7pm) – Geo-Thermal Energy

John Midgely, recently retired Technical Manager, UK Geoenergy Observatories, BRITISH GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, will give a talk on the subject of Geo-Thermal Energy focussing on: Subsurface activities re. decarbonisation and cover; An update of UKGESO projects, including the Cheshire Energy Research Field Site … Continue reading

Posted in 2020, monthly_meeting | Tagged , | 1 Comment

21st June 2017 – Lymm Dam Geology Walk

Leader Fred Owen gathered a group of SciBarians at the Lymm Dam car park for a briefing on the geological history of the area.  He explained that Lymm is situated in the centre of the northern part of the Cheshire … Continue reading

Posted in 2017, out_&_about | Tagged

3rd September 2013 – Tectonic Plates: Their History and Future Plan

Dr Ian Stimpson will lead our discussion on tectonic plates, with some focus on Knutsford.

Posted in 2013, monthly_meeting | Tagged

2nd July 2013 – Fracking

Fracking –  the benefits and the risks Professor Peter Styles of Keele University, returns to our SciBar to update us on the facts and the implications of fracking. He is co-author of a government-commissioned report on fracking and will discuss … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, monthly_meeting | Tagged

4th October 2010 – Cheshire and Continental Drift

Cheshire: Where Have You Been and How Did You Get Here? Professor Peter Styles from Keele University will lead us through the journey that our county has travelled from the interior of the ancient supercontinent Pangea to its current position … Continue reading

Posted in 2010, monthly_meeting | Tagged