The Hydrogeology of the Chalk

The Geological Society, Burlington House, London 25th-26th April 2018 A two day conference on the Hydrogeology of the Chalk convened by the Hydrogeological Group of the Geological Society (supported by the Contaminated Land Group) covering current practice and future challenges on the characterisation and management of Chalk aquifers in the UK and elsewhere. The conference…

Use of the deep subsurface in the UK: what are the implications for groundwater resources?

Use of the deep subsurface in the UK: what are the implications for groundwater resources? The Geological Society, Burlington House, London, UK 11–12 July 2018 There is renewed interest in the deep (>200 m below ground level) onshore sub-surface in the UK, with increasing exploration for, and development of: • Conventional and unconventional oil and…

Ineson Lecture 2017

Africa, Groundwater and the Sustainable Development Goals Wednesday 25 October 2017, Geological Society, Burlington House, London. A joint meeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) British Chapter and the Hydrogeological Group of the Geological Society, including the 2017 Ineson Lecture. The meeting will address groundwater development issues in Africa. The 2017 Ineson Lecture will…

Groundwater – Our Hidden Asset – Sept 13-14 – Birmingham

A two-day conference to celebrate the International Association of Hydrogeologists 60th anniversary and the Geological Society Year of Water, hosted by the University of Birmingham. The conference will incorporate the Ineson Lecture and re-launch of Groundwater our Hidden Asset supported by the Groundwater Forum. The conference has four broad topic areas: Groundwater and energy Groundwater…

2015 Ineson and Darcy Lectures

A joint all-day meeting of the International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) and the Hydrogeological Group of the Geological Society, including both the 2015 Darcy and 2015 Ineson Lectures and supporting speakers. Keeping groundwater sustainable under multi-functional pressures Monday 5 October 2015 Geological Society, Burlington House, London   Darcy Lecture 2015 (National Ground Water Association) :…

Early Career Hydrogeologists’ Conference 2015 – Call for Abstracts

 8-9th July 2015, Newcastle University Hydrogeology may be underground but it’s not out of sight and a new generation hydrogeologists will be tackling a new set of problems including: fracking, nuclear waste storage, groundwater flooding, increasing demand on water resources, the impact of climate change, and new pollution risks. This two-day conference provides an opportunity…

Dick Downing Memorial Lecture rescheduled – 8th July 2015, GeolSoc, London

Groundwater: Our Hidden Asset. Recent developments in hydrogeology, built upon the legacy of Dick Downing 8 July 2015 – The Geological Society, Burlington House, London Richard Allen (‘Dick’) Downing, who died in 2013, was a geological polymath who worked for most of career as a hydrogeologist, making contributions on almost every aspect of the science.…