Irish Geological Association Lecture “Lost Songs: Reconstructing Insect Stridulation Sounds from the Middle Jurassic” By Charlie Woodrow (University of Lincoln, UK) Abstract: This talk aims to demonstrate how it is possible to reconstruct the sounds made by extinct Jurassic Period bush-crickets and their relatives. Ordinarily, the ecology and behaviour of an organism’s life history do… Continue reading IGA Lecture – 12th October, 7pm – “Lost Songs: Reconstructing Insect Stridulation Sounds from the Middle Jurassic” by Charlie Woodrow, University of Lincoln, UK
Abstract: During the late Devonian, about 360 million years ago, Ireland was a tropical paradise. On land, the plants ruled the continents, accompanied by micro-organisms and early relatives of the spiders, millipedes, and centipedes. This talk will focus on two aspects of the late Devonian in Ireland: 1) the different types of (micro)organisms that lived… Continue reading IGA Lecture – 9th November – “Ireland Before the Dinosaurs: A Plant Story” – Carla Harper (TCD)
IGA Member's Night Geology Table Quiz Hosted By Quiz Master Frank(Frank Clissman, IGA Council Memberand Walking Geological Encyclopedia) Saturday 10th December 2022 @ 6pmLocation: Downstairs @ The Beer Temple (aka The Oak)1 Parliament St, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 AN28 REGISTER HERE You can also email email@example.com to register (NB: You can register as an individual and request to be assigned… Continue reading IGA Members’ Night – 10th December 2022
Annual Joint Geological Association Lecture: Prof. Phil Gibbard, University of Cambridge, and Secretary General of the International Commission on Stratigraphy will talk on “The Anthropocene: to be or not to be, the controversy explained!” (Virtual, via Zoom). At 7.30pm. Abstract Proposals to define formally a new geological time division, termed 'Anthropocene' have been advocated for over a… Continue reading Joint Geological Associations lecture (CGA/IGA/GGA): Prof. Phil Gibbard – The Anthropocene: to be or not to be, the controversy explained! – 25 January 2023, 7.30pm.