Conference Diaries: VMSG Meeting 2014

Originally posted on the EGU blog network The Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG) is a combined specialist group of the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland, and the Geological Society of London. Each year they hold a meeting, alternating the venue between different UK university departments. This year marked the 50th anniversary of […]

There’s an app for that: must have geology apps

Back in the day, geology courses included drawing lessons in order to accurately document outcrops and specimens. Then came the camera and whilst our drawing skills may have diminished, geology utilised and progressed with the technology. Geology traditionally being a bastion of hand lenses and rock hammers, is now moving into the 21st century and with […]