The British Caving Association

Meetings calendar
Page 1 of 1

Author:  David Gibson [ Wed 08 Oct 2014 10:15 ]
Post subject:  Meetings calendar

Meetings calendar.
  • 25 April 2015. Exploring the Limestone Landscapes of Whitbarrow, southern Lakeland. The field meeting will involve a walk of approximately 8km to the Whitbarrow limestone outcrop, to be led by Dr. Phillip Murphy, of the University of Leeds. The walk will visit various limestone pavements, caves, mine levels and geological, glacial and hydrological features. Attendees will be provided with a copy of a new BCRA Cave Studies Series booklet (to be published in April), Exploring the Limestone Landscapes of the Cumbrian Ring, written by Dr. Murphy, of which this walk comprises one excursion.
  • Date to be announced. Cave Radio and Electronics Group field meeting. Ingleton. To receive details, please sign up to the CREG-announce e-list or keep an eye on the CREG forum. Please note: the date is no longer 25-26 April - a new date will be announced soon.
  • 12-14 June 2015. BCA AGM and party weekend. Details to be announced but, if previous events are anything to go by, this will involve field trips and meetings, with camping, breakfast, bar and disco laid on. It will be held at the Dean Field Studies Centre in the Forest of Dean, with a possible Saturday evening event in Clearwell Caves. This is a joint event with the British Cave Rescue Council's biennial conference. Please check BCA web site for updates.
  • 20-26 June 2015. International Conference on Groundwater in Karst. This will take place at the University of Birmingham and will be co-ordinated by Prof. John Gunn, with support from BCRA, the International Speleological Union and the International Association of Hydrogeologists. There will be three one-day field trips, one to visit sites on the Chalk, one to visit sites on Jurassic limestone, and one to visit sites on Carboniferous limestone in the Peak District. Further information
  • 25-27 Sept 2015. Hidden Earth. In 2015, Hidden Earth returns to the Mendips, the event taking place at Churchill Academy, Churchill, near Bristol. Further information
  • 31 October 2015. Science Symposium and BCRA AGM[/b] at the Manchester Museum. The symposium will be hosted by Andrew Chamberlain and Graham Proudlove. Details to be announced. It is possible that a field meeting will be arranged for the Sunday (1 November) to a local location of interest.

Author:  David Gibson [ Mon 13 Oct 2014 16:16 ]
Post subject:  Re: Meetings calendar

David Gibson wrote:
19-21 June. BCA AGM and party weekend.

Apparently, that date is no longer as "confirmed" as it was last week.

Author:  David Gibson [ Thu 18 Dec 2014 19:30 ]
Post subject:  Re: Meetings calendar

Date to be announced: BCRA Malham Cove Hydrology weekend. John Cordingley and Ian Peachey are planning a study weekend focused on using the sluice gate at Malham Tarn to generate artificial flood pu ses at Malham Cove Rising. It is envisaged that the flood pulse testin could be combined with other work such as dye tracing and talks on techniques and theory aspects (such as flood hydrograph analysis).

Author:  David Gibson [ Mon 12 Jan 2015 17:51 ]
Post subject:  Re: Meetings calendar

The first posting, above, has been amended with details of the Whitbarrow (Cumbrian Ring) field meeting, which will be on 25 April, and with a date-change for the BCA AGM/party weekend, which is now on 12-14 June. In view of the earlier uncertainties over this date, please watch for further updates or confirmation.

Page 1 of 1 All times are UTC [ DST ]
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group