PRESIDENT'S ADDRESS, YORKSHIRE'S ANCIENT STORMS by Dr ANDY HOWARD
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This Presidential Address reviews examples of ancient storms preserved in the geological record of northern England, ranging in age from early Carboniferous to mid Jurassic. The examples include successions recently demonstrated in YGS field trips and indoor meetings, and enable comparisons to be drawn with similar and dramatic storm events that have made the news at the present day. The presentation will show how these short-lived extreme events have shaped the geological history of northern England, and also explain the key role they played in the evolution of the vertebrates in the early Carboniferous.