Current Programme

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Club members exploring Coastal Rocks on Eyre Peninsula

2024 Programme (updated on March 31st)
Date Activity Topic/Theme Speaker/Leader  

Thu 1 Feb

Meeting The Flinders Ranges World Heritage nomination and its bearing on early animal evolution Assoc. Prof. Diego Garcia-Bellido  

Sun 25 Feb

Half Day Excursion 10 am to 12 noon Museum of Economic Botany Bob Major and Glen Woodward  

Thu 7 Mar

Meeting (program change) We shouldn't be here: a cosmological and geological look at how lucky we are Rob Kirk  
Sun 24 Mar Excursion Old Noarlunga and the elusive Ochre Cove fault Frances Williams  

Thu 4 Apr

Meeting (program change) Walking with archaeocyaths Dr Pierre Kruse  

Sun 28 Apr

Excursion
Sturt Gorge, from Flagstaff Hill to Flinders Uni.
Dr Wolfgang Preiss  

Thu 2 May

Meeting

Student seminar: Garnet sands, mound springs and meteorite impacts

PhD candidates: Sharmaine Verhaert, Fletcher Nixon, Jake Jolly  

Sun 5 to Sun 12 May

Long Excursion Extrusive volcanism and landforms of western Victoria's Kanawinka Geotrail Peter Briggs and Bob Major  

Thu 6 Jun

Brian Daily Memorial Lecture

How did your sediments grow? 

Dr Nick Lemon  
Fri 21 to Sun 23 June Long weekend excursion Copper and diprotodons of Burra Phil Woodard and Kym Dixon  

Thu 4 Jul 

Meeting (change to original programme) No outcrop? no problem! how to view geology when there's no geology to view! Dr Phil Plummer  

Sun 28 Jul

Excursion: (Half-day) Rocks from space - in the Tate Museum! Jayden Squire  

Thu 1 Aug

Meeting (change to original programme) Surface logging: adventures in the oil patch Mike Burrell  

Sun 25 Aug

Excursion Sellicks geology: from hilltop to beach Kym Dixon, Peter Briggs, Cynthia Pyle  
Thu 5 Sep
 

Ralph Tate Memorial Lecture

Human impact or natural variability? The conundrum of climatic change

Emeritus Prof. Martin Williams  
Mon 23 to Mon 30 Sep Long excursion

Flinders Ranges: Evidence for the rise of complex life

Dr Nick Langsford and Assoc. Prof. Colin Conor with Marge Beal and Mandy Bluett  
Thu 3 Oct Meeting Everything You Always Wanted to Know About GeoRegions* (*But Were Afraid to Ask) Prof. Pat James  
Sat 26 to Sun 27 Oct Weekend excursion Geotourism Potential of the Wild South Coast Way: Cape Jervis to Waitpinga Beach Prof. Pat James  
Thu 7 Nov Meeting Annual General Meeting and Members' Night Mike Burrell and Members  
Fri 15 Nov Dinner Maylands Hotel    
Sat 30 Nov Picnic Hazelwood Park    
  Meetings are held in the Mawson Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus, and commence at 7.00 pm unless otherwise announced in the monthly Bulletin.