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Thursday 8th January

08.30: Registration commences

09.10 – 09.15: Opening remarks by the Chairman

09.15 – 09.40: A long Pleistocene sequence and recent archaeological finds at Chard Junction Pit in the Axe Valley
Tony Brown, Laura Basell and P. S. Toms

09.40 – 10.05: Beachrock and calcareous tufa accretions - occurrence and development in Harlyn Bay, North Cornwall
Frank Howie

10.05 – 10.30: Symmetry of the peri- and post-glacial deposits of North Devon and the South Gower
Ranald Kelly

10.30 – 11.00: Coffee and posters

11.00 – 11.25: Tungsten and other minor metal production from SW England, 1850 to 2000
Roger Burt

11.25 – 11.50: Setting and geology of the Hemerdon tungsten deposit
Richard Scrivener and David Groombridge

11.50 – 12.15: Hemerdon Tungsten – modern metal mining in the UK – you can’t ‘offshore’ this business
John Cowley

12.15 – 12.40: Some perspectives on tungsten-bearing veins from SW England and S China
Chris Halls

12.40 – 14.00: Lunch and posters

14.00 – 14.25: A recent large landslide at The Spittles, Lyme Regis, Dorset and its implications for the stability of the adjacent urban area
Richard Edmonds and Ramues Gallois

14.25 – 14.50: Fragipans from the Lizard Peninsula
Les James and Peter Ealey

14.50 – 15.15: Roman mining on Exmoor: a geomorphological approach at Anstey’s Combe, Dulverton
Tony Brown, Jenny Bennett and Edward Rhodes

15.15 – 15.40: The Earth Heritage resource of Devon as a context for teaching the philosophy and practice of Earth Heritage conservation at university level
Kevin Page and Richard Clarke

15.40 – 16.20: Tea

16.20 – 16.45: A Co-ordinated Response to Sustainable Materials Management
Tony Hartwell

 

Posters include:

The origin of the Clay-with-Flints – the missing link
Ramues Gallois

Cenozoic geology of the Lizard peninsula, SW England
Peter Ealey

Animal, Vegetable or Mineral? - Fossil moulds from Wembury, S Devon
Elaine Burt and Chris Ruse


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