University of Leicester Geophysical Society
The society exists to promote interest in, and knowledge of, the science of geophysics and allied sciences, and to promote friendship and cooperation among those interested in the geophysical sciences. It is affiliated as a Student Section of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists. It collaborates closely with the other student societies in the Geology Department. Its activities are listed in the program below.
Officers of the Society:
Sam Vye Victoria Baines Nadia Haji-Alias Matt Jameson Ian Hill
President Vice-President Secretary/Treasurer Committee Member Faculty Advisor
Wednesday 17th: Annual General Meeting.
Election of committee for 2007-8. Officers elected are as shown Above.
Wednesday 31st: Field Archaeogeophysics.
Visit to Shelford near Nottingham where English Heritage geophysicists are carrying out an archaeomagnetic survey over a protected historical monument site.
Leave department 13.00, return by 18.00
To secure a place email: email@example.com
Thursday 8th: Startup discussion meeting for this academic year.
Presentations describing Summer placements by:
Sam Vye at CGG-Veritas, Crawley
Victoria Baines at British Gas, Loughborough
Thursday 22nd: Geophysics with a GEEP. Dr Ian Hill
Thursday 6th: Deep Seismic down under: how it affects Bruce in Sydney. Dr Stewart Fishwick.
January 29th: EAGE Student Lecture Tour: New Monitoring Technologies for Natural Hazards and Surface Displacements. Prof. Benoit Deffontaines, University of Marne-la-Vallee.
14.00 - 17.00.
Geophysical Field survey exercise - dates weather permitting.
Easter Vacation - field courses.
Date to be confirmed. Annual General Meeting and Elections for committee for 2008-9
EIGG Environmental Geophysics Equipment Exhibition, EIGG Test Site, Leicester.
End of year BBQ. Details to be confirmed.