Feb 2020 – Workshop: Making Sense of Geological Maps


Event Details


Read, interpret and understand geological maps and appreciate and enjoy geology in three dimensions

The complexities of real geology displayed on maps and sections may seem daunting. The aim of this workshop is to provide basic rules and techniques than can be applied to interpret these maps and appreciate geology in three dimensions. The Geological Maps interpreting workshop will be directed by Norman Dutton.

Approximate times:

9.45 am Welcome and coffee
10.00 am Looking for patterns on geological maps
11.00 am Coffee break
11.20 am Drawing geological sections
1.00 pm Lunch break
1.45 pm Establishing successions and sequences of events followed by an integrated geological map exercise.
3.15 p.m. Workshop finishes

Those attending will need pencils, eraser and 30 cm ruler. If you have a small protractor, bring it; but this item can be supplied.

The course fee is £10.

Venue: Kenilworth Senior Citizens’ Club, Abbey End, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 1LB

These workshops are relaxed, friendly and enjoyable.

Enquiries: [email protected]