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Morrey, M. (1987). The hydrogeologist and the environment, p.1-2

The account of a lecture describing the role of a hydrogeologist.

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Smith, R. (1987). Patterns of sedimentation in Lower Silurian Wales, p.3-4

The account of a lecture describing the ancient deep-water environment in central Wales.

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Tucker, J. (1987). Wildlife and geology, p.5

The account of a lecture describing in the context of Shropshire how a knowledge of botany and zoology and habitats of organisms enhances knowledge of geology and helps to clarify the nature of underlying bedrock when there are no exposures.

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Jones, J. & Krause, J. (1987). Field Meeting Report: Wenlock Edge, led by Mike Bassett & Ruth Charnes, 13 April 1986, p.6-10

The purpose of the field meeting was to visit exposures typical of the Silurian geology exposed along Wenlock Edge, with particular reference to the Wenlock Limestone fauna.

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Dolamore, L. (1987). Field Meeting Report: Carrock Fell, led by Tom Shipp, 17 May 1986, p.11-15

The purpose of the field meeting was to visit exposures yielding evidence of the mineralisation around Carrock Fell and the Ordovician host rocks intruded by the Silurian Skiddaw Granite.

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Dolamore, L. (1987). Field Meeting Report: Coniston, led by Derek Leviston, 18 May 1986, p.16-21

The purpose of the field meeting was to visit exposures typical of the Ordovician and Silurian geology exposed around Coniston, with particular reference to the Borrowdale Volcanic Group and the overlying Silurian sediments.

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Dolamore, L. (1987). Field Meeting Report: Snowdonia, led by Ken Addison, 13 July 1986, p.22-29

The purpose of the field meeting was to visit exposures typical of the Ordovician volcanic geology around Cwm Idwal in Snowdonia and the dramatic Quaternary glacial landforms exposed in the cirque.

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Dolamore, L. (1987). Field Meeting Report: Staple Edge in the Forest of Dean, led by Bill Draper, 5 October 1986, p.30-35

The purpose of the field meeting was to visit exposures typical of the Forest of Dean, from the Devonian Brownstones up through the Carboniferous Limestone and into the Coal Measures.

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Westbrook, G. (1987). The accretion of sedimentary rocks at subduction zones and how Barbados became an island, p.36-37

The account of a lecture describing the accretion of sedimentary rocks at subduction zones and how Barbados became an island.

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Broadhurst, F. (1987). Evolution and extinction through time, p.38-39

The account of a lecture describing past extinctions and evolution from the evidence of the fossil record.

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Hoefling, R. (1987). The Ries meteorite crater – a unique geological feature in southern Germany, p.40-41

The account of a lecture describing the Ries meteorite crater.

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Complete volume, p.1-41

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To cite an article from this publication:

Broadhurst, F. (1987). Evolution and extinction through time. Proceedings of the Shropshire Geological Society6, 38-39. ISSN 1750-855X (Print), ISSN 1750-8568 (Online)

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Proceedings No 6 1987