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Geoheritage Festival Talk

Zoom Call Virtual

In this presentation, Prof. Roxane Andersen will explore how over a decade of research through the “Flow Country Research Hub” has allowed to build a strong evidence base around the dual impacts of climate extremes (droughts, wildfire) and land-use change on peatland functions and resilience in the largest blanket bog in Europe, drawing together multiple […]

Geoheritage Festival Talk

Zoom Call Virtual

The Clachtoll megaclast : the forensic reconstruction of a 1.2 billion year old catastrophe with Bob Holdsworth of Durham University At Clachtoll, NW Scotland, a large area of Lewisian gneiss is associated with basal breccias of the Mesoproterozic (ca 1200 Myr) Stoer Group. The banding in the gneisses is misoriented by ~90° relative to that […]

Geoheritage Festival Talk

Zoom Call Virtual

'The Geology of the northern part of the Moine Thrust Zone: a virtual excursion"  with Iain Allison, University of Glasgow This talk is loosely based on a recent excursion for the Highland Geological Society to Durness and Eriboll with additional material from excursions and student mapping along the length of the thrust zone.  The aim […]