Nov 2020 Talk: The Jurassic Coast; The biggest story on Earth, Richard Edmonds


Event Details


This evening’s Zoom Talk will be preceded by WGCG AGM at 7:00pm, for 30 mins

WGCG 2020 AGMZoom will open at 06:30 pm for a 7.00 pm start for the AGM.  The lecture will follow at 7.30 pm. The Annual Report for the AGM has been e-mailed to members. All members are encouraged to participate.

The Jurassic Coast; The biggest story on Earth, Richard Edmonds

Walk through time and coast photograph from Guy Kerr, Jurassic Coast Trust

Description: A look at the Dorset and East Devon coast World Heritage Site; 185 million years of the Earth’s geological history explored in the global context of plate tectonics, extinction events and the evolutionary steps that eventually led to us.

This is England’s only natural World Heritage Site.

Here is a PDF of this page to download or print
Jurassic_Coast-Richard_Edmonds-18/11/20

 

 

 

 

Richard Edmonds

Richard Edmonds is a geologist and fossil collector, former Earth Science Manager for the Site and the first warden of the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Some external info
Meet the man in charge of the rocks at England’s only natural World Heritage Site.
https://www.discovermagazine.com/planet-earth/q-and-a-with-richard-edmonds-jurassic-coast-rock-star

A description of the Jurassic formations around Burton Bradstock
https://www.burtonbradstock.org.uk/Heritage%20coast/Jurassic%20coast/jurassic%20coast%20article.htm

Promo video clip – https://youtu.be/7dIHI1LD_Gg

Zoom Talk

You are invited to a Zoom meeting. You can join the meeting on Wed 18 Nov 2020 from 7:00 pm i.e., up to 30 minutes beforehand.

Talk starts promptly at 7:30 pm

Please register well in advance of the evening of 18 Nov 2020 with the Registration Link below:

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYkfuisqTwpHdFANBJCXIm7SVAJDhs-6bC0

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting with a link to be used on the night.

PLEASE NOTE: This evening’s Zoom Talk will be preceded by WGCG AGM, of interest to members, at 7:00pm, for 30 mins

WGCG 2020 AGM
Zoom will open at 06:30 pm for a 7.00 pm start for the AGM.  The lecture will follow at 7.30 pm. The WGCG 2020 Annual Report for the AGM has been e-mailed to members. All members are encouraged to participate.

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