Solihull Geothermal Project

Geostart became involved with this project early in 2019. We were invited to interpret the geophysical logs from borehole A and log the cores in detail from borehole B. The aim was to identify and mitigate the geological risks for the remaining wells of the project. Updated with the results of the study drilling has…

WMRG Awards

At the West Midland Regional Group (WMRG) of the Geological Society AGM in December 2018, Geostart Director was elected Chairman of the group. The society rules are that committee members should serve for no longer than 6 years. Consequently all but two of the committee stood down. An important function is to acknowledge the time…

Beneath Britain launch a new website

UK Onshore Geophysical Library (UKOGL) is a repository for all UK onshore wellbore and seismic data. In conjunction with The University of Oxford earth sciences they have launched a new website, the Beneath Britain website. This can be accessed via the following link: https://www.earth.ox.ac.uk/research-groups/beneath-britain/. Through the website you will be able to learn more about…

Geoscientist Online

The monthly publication of The Geological Society, Geoscientist,  is available online to all. This is an excellent magazine and always contains an in depth article on an array of topics, generally a riveting read. https://www.geolsoc.org.uk/Geoscientist/September-2018 Ross Turbidites, Bude

Geo Conservation – Lickey Hills Geo-Champions

Barnt Green Road Quarry – Lickey Quartzite On a wet Saturday 3rd February 2018 six keen and dedicated volunteers undertook a clear up of the Barnt Green Road Quarry. Led by Alan and Julie, other volunteers included Ken, Holly and Jane – pictured below. Clearing away the ever growing vegetation and removing the scree enables…