Geological Society of London

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Geological Society of London

Geological Society of London

Founders of the Geological Society of London (act. 1807)

NICKLESS, Edmund Francis Paul (born 1947), Executive Secretary, Geological Society of London, 1997–2015

SHILSTON, David Thomas (born 1954), Technical Director for Engineering Geology, Atkins Ltd, since 2004; President, Geological Society of London, 2012–14

LOVELL, (Julian Patrick) Bryan (born 1942), Senior Research Fellow in Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge, since 1996; President, Geological Society of London, 2010–12

MANNING, David Andrew Charles (born 1955), Professor of Soil Science, Newcastle University, since 2000; President, Geological Society of London, 2014–June 2016

The Physics of Explosive Volcanic Eruptions edited by J. S. Gilbert and R. S. J. Sparks. Geological Society Special Publication No. 145. Geological Society, London, 1998. 186 pp. ISBN 1862390207. US$98/£59.00; members US$48/ £29.

ANDERSON, Tempest (1846 - 1913), JP; Consulting Ophthalmic Surgeon, York County Hospital; Fellow of University College, London; Member of Council, ex-Vice-President, of the British Association; President, Yorkshire Philosophical Society; President Museums Association, 1910; Member of Council Geological and Royal Geographical Societies

BOULGER, George Simonds (1853 - 1922), Vice-President, Selborne Society, Essex Field Club, South-Eastern Union of Scientific Societies, etc; Lecturer on Botany and Geology, City of London College, since 1884; Imperial Institute, 1917

ZEILLER, Charles René (1847 - 1915), Inspecteur Général des Mines; Professeur de paléobotanique à l’École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Paris, depuis 1878; Membre de l’Académie des Sciences de Paris, et de l’Académie d’Agriculture de France; Foreign Member, Linnæan Society, London; Foreign Member, Geological Society, London; Doctor (Hon. causa), Cambridge University; Honorary Member Asiatic Society of Bengal

What Drives Metamorphic Reactions? edited by P. J. Treloar and P. J. O'Brien. Geological Society of London, Special Publication 138. 287 pp., indexed. ISBN 1-86239-009-6. US$115/£69 for non-members and US$57/£34 for members.

HOLLAND, Thomas Henry (1868 - 1947), Principal and Vice-Chancellor, University of Edinburgh, 1929–44; Member of Governor-General’s Council, India, 1920–21; President, IME, 1915–16; Indian Industrial Commission, 1916; Board of Munitions, India, 1917; InstMM 1925–27; Institution of Petroleum Technologists, 1925–27; Chairman of Council, RS Arts, 1925–27; President, British Association 1929; Geological Society, 1933–34; Chairman of Empire Council Mining and Metallurgical Institutions, 1927–30; of Departmental Committee on Qualifications of Colliery Officials, 1930; Vice-President, Royal Society, 1924–45; President, Mineralogical Society of London, 1933–36; Geographical Association, 1938; Albert Medal, RS Arts, 1939


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Founded in 1807, the GSL is the United Kingdom's national society for Earth sciences. It is a learned and professional body that exists to promote the Earth sciences and the professional interests of Earth scientists. With more than 9 000 members, the GSL is the largest geoscience society in Europe.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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