Author: fossiliam

Earth scientist in North Yorkshire, fossilist on the Dinosaur Coast. Director of the Yorkshire Fossil Festival and palaeontologist with Hidden Horizons. Can be found cricketing for Ovington CC. Can be found twittering as @fossiliam.

A Geological History of Britain – part 9

Cretaceous Britain: not just chalk The lecture notes for the class can be found here: 2012_GHB_Lect9 Information on the Lower Cretaceous can be found on the Geological Society website here, and information on the Upper Cretaceous here. Images from the GCR volume “British Upper Cretaceous Stratigraphy” can be found here. Information on Baryonyx walkeri (‘Walker’s heavy claw’), the fish-hunting dinosaur...

A Geological History of Britain – Part 2

Files, notes and links for the 2nd class: The Precambrian-Cambrian of Scotland Lecture slides (as a pdf) – 2012_GHB_Lect2 The Geological Society: Lewisian, Torridonian and Moine (Click here) The Geological Society: Dalradian (Click here) Assynt’s geology – excellent and very detailed Leeds University site (Click here) A document produced by the Joint Nature Conservancy Council, giving an introduction to and...