From the Guildhall room in Lyme Regis, Geoscientist and Jurassic Coast Ambassador Vincent Sheppard presents a review of imaging the subsurface using geophysical acoustic techniques and borehole technology for identifying rock type and depth.
After nearly three years of study, and two complex and challenging talks at previous Fossil Festivals, I now think I know what I am talking about and can put forward a convincing model to explain one of the most famous landslides in the world! Who is up for it?
What responsibilities does the possession of a grade A vertebrate fossil bring, to its owner, to the town where it was found, to the wider academic community of palaeontology, and to public policy makers in the UK and beyond? A provocative analysis of the conflicted roles of the collector, the policy maker and the academic […]
Where the Earth rips apart: the volcanoes of the East African Rift valley Kevin Wong, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds What happens when a continent splits in two during plate tectonics? I give an overview of my research into the processes occurring in the active continental rift of East Africa, focussing on […]
Do you ever dream of joining a fossil dig abroad? An illustrated account of my experiences as an enthusiastic amateur joining fossil digs in the USA.