All-Party Parliamentary Group 

for Earth Science

Meetings held in 2003

2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

Tuesday 16 December
Joint invitation from Jane Griffiths MP and Andrew Turner MP (Isle of Wight)
Launch of SCOPAC Non-technical Guide to Coastal Defence
Robin McInnes FIC, FGS, FRSA EurGeol (Isle of Wight)
Tuesday 18 November
Underwater treasures—Archaeology and Aggregates
David Miles, Chief Archaeologist, English Heritage
Dr Justin Dix, University of Southampton
Dr Ian Selby, British Marine Aggregates Producers Association
Tuesday 15 July
Meeting to discuss the future programme

Tuesday 10 June
Geoconservation—the scientific, social and economic opportunities
Dr Colin Prosser (Head of Geology, English Nature)
Malcolm Turnbull (Dorset County Council & Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site - the Jurassic Coast)

Tuesday 20 May
Poisons in our backyard—the impacts of naturally occurring toxic trace elements such as arsenic
Professor Barry Smith, Dr Mark Cave and Dr Ben Klinck (British Geological Survey)
Tuesday 18 March
Rebuilding Afghanistan's post-conflict economy from the ground up: minerals, the environment and good governance
Dr Michael Stephenson and Dr Ian Penn (British Geological Survey)
Tuesday 24 February
Joint meeting with Parliamentary & Scientific Committee 'Flood Control'
David Rooke (Head of Flood Defence, Environment Agency)
Alistair Driver (Conservation Manager, Environment Agency)
Tuesday 11 February
Conflict diamonds—the view from the trade
Harry Levy FGA (Chairman, British Jewellers' Association (BJA) and Vice-President, the London Diamond Bourse and Club (LDBC))
Tuesday 21 January
Carbon dioxide sequestration
Dr Nick Riley (British Geological Survey)

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