OUGS ME is the branch of the Open University Geological Society that serves all countries in Continental Western Europe (Mainland Europe) and beyond.
If you are studying geology or one of the geology-related courses, interested in Earth Sciences and would like to join in field trips and meetings,interested in learning more, then contact us at the following mail address: mainland.europe(at)ougs.org
Members are spread throughout Europe. Very probably there is a member quite near to where you are living.
Our branch edits its own newsletter, plans geological excursions in various countries, and intend to set up a database of geological information for the use of all who are interested.
More branches of the Society > here
Next field trips and events
In October / November we are going to visit the Harz region in Germany.
Our next AGM will be in Zurich at February, 1st 2014
Oct 24, 2013 - Oct 29, 2013.
Post-exam field trip to the Harz Mountains, Germany
The Harz, known in Latin as Herzynia, gave their name to the alternative term for the Variscan Orogeny, namely the Hercynian Orogeny.
Follow the link towards more details and booking form.
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Nick Chidlaw's earth science field skills training courses.
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