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2016 December
Vol 22, No. 2
Exploration of Southern and Eastern Taiwan
2016 July
Vol 22, No. 1
Provenance of Seashore Sediments of the Wu Kai Sha Tsui, Hong Kong: A Petrographic Study of Sand Grains
2015 August
Vol. 21 No. 1
Exploration on the Existing Silvermine Cave and Study for Its Re-opening
2014 February
Vol. 20 No. 1
Exploration of Geological Field Trip to Ping Fung Sha
2014 March
Vol. 20 No. 2
Exploration of Geological Field Trip Route to Cheung Tsui, Sai Kong
2013 March
Vol. 19 No. 1
  1. Contemporary Geoscientists of China - WANG, De-zi
  2. Contemporary Geoscientists of China - XUE, Yu-qun
  3. Contemporary Geoscientists of China - YIN, Hong-fu
  4. Petrology of High Island Formation porphyroclastic lava in the Hong Kong Global Geopark by Guangfu Xing
  5. Notes on the 60-anniversary commemoration of the Geological Society of Guangdong Province By Nau, Pak Sun
  6. The Preliminary exploration of Pak Lap Fault in Pak Lap Wan area, High Island (Leung Shuen Wan Chau) By Lin Hoi Yung, Wong Ching Man Crystal
  7. The residual quartz dyke in Leung Tin Au Area implicated a dynamic metamorphism phenomenon by Lin Hoi Yung, Jasim Mohamed Jasim Mohamed Almardi

 

2012 October Vol.18 No.2
  1. Contemporary Chinese Geoscientists - CHANG Yin-fo
  2. Contemporary Geoscientists of China - ZHENG Yong-fei
  3. Obituary - John Tattersall
  4. Diamond
  5. Celebration for the 30 th Anniversary of The Geological Society of Hong Kong

 

2012 July Vol.18 No.2
  1. The lithofacies at west of Lai Chi Chong pier
  2. The lithofacies of Kiu Tsui Chau pier and Kiu Tau, Sai Kung
  3. Field trip to Madagascar
2012 January
A view on H.K.'s Global Geopark

2011 August
Deposits of gold in 3 South American countries

2010 January
  1. Meeting with Mr. Peter Randall (One of the Founders of the Society)
  2. Field trip to San Shek Wan – brief report (search for garnet and topaz)
2009 November Vol. 15 No. 2
Geological excursion to Xinjiang - Special Issue – North Xinjiang Series 1 of 3

2009 August Vol. 15 No. 1
North Xinjiang Impressions: 18 July – 2 August 2009

2008 Nov.
Newsletter 2008 Shenzhen Special Issue

2008 October (Special issue)
Obituary Brian Paul Ruxton

2008 March (14-2)
Field Trip to Kwun Yum Shan Kardoorie Farm

2008 Jan (14-1)
Report on visit to Shenzhen Paleontological museum

2007 April
  1. Report of visit to Shenzhen Paleontological Museum on 28th October 2007
  2. A new look of the Society's website
2005 July
  1. A trip to Guizhou
  2. Climbing Danxia Shan
  3. Bluff head fold and fault zone: A positive flower structure
1993 vol 11 (3-4)
  1. Hong Kong is an impact crator: Geomorphological & Geological evidence
  2. Is Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong an impact crator?
  3. Victoria Harbour & the surrounding area of Hong Kong: A granite batholith, not an impact crator
  4. Engineering geology of Apleichau
1993 vol 11 (1-2)
  1. Major fault zones in Shenzhen and nearby areas
  2. Making urban development geologically sound
  3. Report on the Bride’s Pool field trip on 17 April 1993
  4. Report on a field trip to Heng Gang, Shenzhen on 27 Feb 1993
1992 vol 10 (4)
  1. Origin of solution cavities in the Yuen Long Formation
  2. Persistence of error: A comment on the workshop – The logging and interpretation of transported soils in offshore boreholes
  3. Field trip to the Brothers Islands 4 Oct 1992
  4. Idle speculations on the age of Peng Chau Formation
1992 vol 10 (3)
  1. Across the Tibetan Plateau – GSHK field trip to Tibet and Nepal 25 July – 9 August 1992
  2. Mesozoic granite of Hong Kong: Tectonic implications
  3. Report on the Geology of the New Territories, 8 October 1898
  4. New concept to identify active faults
  5. Towards a Quaternary stratigraphy for Hong Kong
1992 vol 10 (2)
  1. Report on the workshop on the logging and interpretation of transported soils in offshore boreholes
  2. Towards a Quaternary stratigraphy for Hong Kong
  3. Occurrence of dolomitic limestone in Tolo Harbour and speculations on the age of its subaerial exposure
  4. The tectonic framework of Hong Kong and vicinity and its relationship to regional seismicity (Abstract)
1992 vol 10 (1)
  1. The gravity base station network and regional gravity survey of Hong Kong
  2. Marine Studies Group of the GSHK
  3. Sites of special scientific interest
  4. Report on the Marine Studies Group visit to the 2nd Marine Geological Investigation Brigade
  5. Report on the 1991 GSHK Christmas field excursion to West Guangdong and East Guangxi Provinces
  6. Discussion on the geological age of the Repulse Bay Formation, Hong Kong
  7. Earth tremor missed by most
1991 vol 9 (4)
  1. The palaeogeographical evolution of Hong Kong’s offshore environment (Abstract)
  2. The story of Lin Ma Hang lead mine 1915-1962
  3. A crawling trace from the Ping Chau Formation
  4. Schofield’s field notes – Ping Chau, Dec 1921
1991 vol 9 (3)
  1. 2nd Hutton Symposium on the Origin of Granites and related rocks
  2. The geology and exploitation of the Needle Hill wolframite deposit
  3. Discussion on Marble Clasts in coarse ash crystal tuff at Au Tau, N.T. Hong Kong
  4. Discussion on the age of the Ping Chau Formation and on discovery of Angiosperm fossils from Hong Kong
  5. Schofield’s field notes – Chek Lap Kok 25 Nov 1925
1991 vol 9 (2)
  1. Earthquake danger kept secret by China
  2. Stratigraphy of the Ping Chau Formation, Hong Kong
  3. The geology and exploitation of the West Brother Island graphite deposit
  4. Plant fossils of some sedimentary intercalations within the Repulse Bay Volcanic Group in Hong Kong
  5. On the geological age of the Repulse Bay Formation, Hong Kong
  6. Discussion on Marble Clasts in coarse ash crystal tuff at Au Tau, N.T., Hong Kong
  7. Discussion on earthquake warning for nuclear plant site
  8. Report on a field trip to Tolo Channel on 12 May 1991
1991 vol 9 (1)
  1. Earthquake warning for nuclear plant site
  2. The geology and exploitation of the ma On Shan magnetite deposit
  3. Marble clasts in coarse ash crystal tuff at Au Tau, N.T., Hong Kong
  4. Field guide to the geology of the shoreline west of Lai Chi Chong pier, Tolo Channel
  5. On the age of Ping Chau Formation
  6. Discovery of Angiosperm fossils from Hong Kong – with discussion on the age of the Ping Chau Formation
  7. Visit to East Guangdong and South Fujian on 22-30 Dec 1990
1990 vol 8 (4)
  1. Report on a field trip to Kat O Chau and Ap Chau 21 Oct 1990
  2. A new locality of Lower Jurassic in Hong Kong
  3. Discussion on correlation and biogeographical relationships of Lower Jurassic Hong Kong fauna
  4. Geology of Chek Lap Kok
  5. The recent Castle Peak landslide – Was rock sliding involved?
  6. The rocks of Ping Chau, Mirs Bay, Hong Kong
1990 vol 8 (3)
  1. New debris flow on the flanks of Tsing Shan, Hong Kong
  2. New collections for the Tolo Harbour Formation at Ma Shi Chau, N.T., Hong Kong
  3. Discovery of sulciferites Hong kong gensis (grabau) on the south shore of Tolo Channel and the geological age of the sedimentary rocks at Nai Chung pier, N.T., Hong Kong
  4. Geology of High Junk Peak Trail, Clear Water Bay Peninsula
  5. Marine Studies Group – Report on “Estuarine hydraulics and accretion in the Pearl River Estuary”
  6. 1990 vol 8 (2)Seismic risk at Daya Bay greater than for NW Europe
1990 vol 8 (2)
  1. Polygonal Hill ridges on weathered granite in Hong Kong
  2. Supplementary report on the discovery of Lower and Middle Devonian fossils in Hong Kong
  3. Sporepollen flora from Ping Chau Island, Mirs Bay, Hong Kong
  4. Report on field trip to Tsing Shan on 1 July 1990
1990 vol 8 (1)
  1. The Stratigraphy of Hong Kong
  2. A report on the discovery of Lower Devonian fossils in Hong Kong
  3. The classification of granitic rocks in Hong Kong and their sequence of emplacement in Sha Tin, Kowloon and Hong Kong Island
  4. Preliminary studies on volcanic rocks of Mesozoic –Cenozoic age in the Sanshui Basin of Guangdong Province
  5. Revision of age of the strata along the shoreline at Nai Chung Ferry pier, Nai Chung, Hong Kong
  6. “How safe is Daya Bay” – A further discussion
  7. Report on a field trip to Nam Chung
1989 vol 7 (4)
  1. The characteristics of fossil plants & age of the strata of Ping Chau Island, Mirs Bay, Hong Kong
  2. Landslip was factor in Chernobyl Blast, Expert says
  3. The seismic condition of the Daya Bay Region
  4. Textural features, field characters & geochemistry of Aphanitic Volcanic Rocks of Eastern Hong Kong
1989 vol 7 (3)
  1. Experimental and natural rates of subsurface erosion and piping initiation in weathered granite in Hong Kong and the Sudan
  2. A new Lower Jurassic fossil locality – the South coast of Pak Kok Shan, Hong Kong
  3. Map of mines, mineral prospects, mineral occurrences and quarries in Hong Kong
  4. An interpretation of the cooling history of different phases of the granite of Hong kong from their discontinuity patterns
  5. Comment on so-called new discovery of “Shuitou-Xichong Capable Fault” in the area of the Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station
  6. The Dinfeng River Dam and Reservoir in Heyuan County, Guangdong, and the related reservoir – Induced Seismicity
  7. Report on geological excursion to Kung Chau and Chek Chau
  8. Conglomerate – fragments from various sources
1989 vol 7 (2)
  1. The buried geology of Hong Kong
  2. Seismicity of Daya Bay Region
  3. Recent fossil finds in Hong Kong
  4. Discovery of an ammonite fossil near Yuen Long
  5. Conglomerate – fragments from various sources
  6. Sea-level changes – current perspectives
  7. Pulsed Basin evolution of the Northern margin of the South China Sea
  8. Nuclear Power Plants in proximity to active faults
  9. Reports of field excursions to Mai Po and Pok Ta Hau and Northwest Guangdong
1989 vol 7 (1)
  1. Report on Field Excursion to Northwest Guangdong
  2. Geological Education in China
  3. How ‘Safe’ is Daya Bay
  4. Conglomerate – fragments from various sources
  5. Differences in use of the term ‘active fault’
  6. Earthquake magnitude, intensity & ground motion
  7. Fossil fuel and the atmosphere
1988 vol 6
  1. Structural control in the development of granitic corestones
  2. Fission track dating of zircons from granitoid rocks of Hong Kong
  3. Heavy mineral assemblages of some granitoid rocks in Hong Kong
  4. Possible use of magnetic susceptibility for differentiating between Hong Kong and Cheung Chau Granite
  5. Future sea level rise and coastal development – report of meeting
  6. Geology of Tai Miu Wan(Joss House Bay), Clear Water Bay – Excursion guide
  7. Geoguide 3 and GASP Reports II to IX
  8. Geological field trip to Western Guangdong
  9. Chinese palaeontologists studying Hong Kong
  10. Report of a field trip to Daya Bay Report on International Geological Correlation Programme-Related Activities in Hong Kong
1987 vol 5 (4)
  1. One hundred radiocarbon dates from Hong Kong
  2. Petrographic study of metamorphism in tuffs of the Tai Mo Shan Formation, Northwestern New Territories
  3. Field Excursion to Lai Chi Chong and Cheung Sheung
1987 vol 5 (3)
  1. Report on the geological field trip to Northern Guangdong
  2. Geological Notes on Sha Chau
  3. A further discussion on the source of groundwater in Yuen Long
  4. Notice: Geological maps of marble in Yuen Long area
1987 vol 5 (2)
  1. Petrological aspects of the Hong Kong quartz syenites
  2. Petrography of the Lower Carboniferous San Tin Group, Hong Kong
  3. Dredging of marine sand
  4. Report: Field trip to NW New Territories (San Tin Group)
1987 vol 5 (1)
  1. Geology of the Pearl River mouth composite sedimentary basin
  2. LANDPLAN III Seminars
    • Geological mapping in the urban environment
    • Geological aspects in slope stability
    • Application of Geology in environmental protection
    • Education of geologists for employment in civil engineering
    • Terrain evaluation for urban development
    • Weathering profiles and subsurface excavations in tropical areas
    • Marine geology for harbours, reclamations and offshore installations
    • Site investigation workshop
    • Geological maps and memoirs
    • Geological survey programme – update
  3. Major strike slip faults in the North and West Pacific
  4. Ancient landscape and evolution of the SE Australian Highlands- Lecture
1986 vol 4 (4)
  1. General Situation of geological work in Guangdong Province
  2. A brief historical review of regional geological research in Guangdong Province
  3. A brief introduction of the stratigraphy of Guangdong Province
  4. Intrusive rocks in Guangdong Province
  5. Evaluation of the crust stability in the site area of Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station
  6. Dolomitic limestone in Tolo Harbour
  7. Report of field trip to Taiwan (June 1986) The Fetsui & Minghu Projects
  8. LANDPLAN III – A SE Asian Symposium: The role of geology in Urban Development
  9. Report on the international symposium on sea level changes and applications (7-14 October 1986) Qingdao
1986 vol 4 (3)
  1. Discussion on the age of rock sequence of the coast North of Lai Chi Chong, N.T. Hong Kong
  2. A note on the discovery of fossil wood found in the Repulse Bay Formation sediments at Cheung Sheung, Sai Kung, N.T., Hong Kong
  3. Report on the trip to Yangzi Gorges (Three Gorges) of Changjiang and Zhangjiajie (Qingyanshan) district, Dayong, Hunan Province
  4. Field excursion to Taiwan
1986 vol 4 (2)
  1. Result of a palaeontological investigation of the Chek Lap Kok borehole, North Lantau
  2. High level beach rock on Hong Kong Island
  3. Paleomagnetic research in Hong Kong
  4. Lecture on the new classification of the Repulse Bay volcanic group – 8 May 1986
1986 vol 4 (1)
  1. General situation of geological work in Guangdong Province
  2. A brief historical review of regional geological research in Guangdong Province
  3. A brief introduction to the stratigraphy of Guangdong Province
  4. Introduction to regional metallurgeny of solid mineral resources in Guangdong Province
  5. Fundamental features of geological structure of Guangdong Province
  6. Evaluation of crust stability in the Site area of Daya Bay Nuclear Power Station
  7. Dolomitic limestone in Tolo Harbour
  8. Report of the field trip to Taiwan, June 1986 (continued), the Fetsui & Minghu projects
1985 vol 3 (6)
  1. A nearshore colluvial deposit in Western District, Hong Kong Island
  2. New deep-sea geophysical research programme in the South China Sea
  3. Brief report of field excursion to Ledge Point
1985 vol 3 (5)
Relations between the faults of the Pearl River Delta & the processes of formation of the delta

1985 vol 3 (4)
  1. An exposure of welded tuff at Mount Kellet
  2. Recent developments in Hong Kong stratigraphy
1985 vol 3 (3)
  1. A ring and radial structure in rhyolite forming Victoria Park
  2. Late Pleistocene sea level changes in Hong Kong and the Pearl River Valley
  3. Excursion to Guangzhou and Hainan
1985 vol 3 (2)
Newsletter 1985 Vol.3 No.2.pdf

1985 vol 3 (1)
  1. Preliminary investigation in the Occurrence of marine microfossils in an offshore drillhole from Lei Yue Mun Bay
  2. Visit by the Marine Study Group to the South China Sea Institute of Oceanology in Guangzhou
1984 vol 2 (6)
  1. ower Jurassic fossil assemblages at Sham Chung, N.T, Hong Kong
  2. Note on Ammonites (Arietites) from Shum Chung, Tolo Channel
  3. Report on visit by Shenzhen geologists
  4. Geological Tables and Maps of the Shenzhen Districts
1984 vol 2 (5)
  1. Marble and Sub-surface Karst at Yuen Long, New Territories
  2. Note on Buried Karst at Shigangsu, Shenzhen
  3. Radiocarbon Dates of the Zhujiang Delta and their Implications for Hong Kong
1984 vol 2 (4)
  1. Zhujiang Delta – Extracts from a Research Publication by Guangzhou Institute of Geography
  2. Lecture by Prof. Liu Zhaoshu, 26th June 1983 (South China Sea)
  3. A brief Introduction to the South China Sea Institute of Oceanology of Academia Sinica
  4. The use of Point Load Test for the determination of strength of weathered rocks in Hong Kong
1984 vol 2 (3)
  1. Silicified wood in the Repulse Bay Formation sediments at Lai Chi Chong, N.T. Hong Kong
  2. Field Excursion to Kat O Chau, Ap Chau & Lai Chi Wo on 25 Mar 1984
  3. A 6 day visit to Shaoguan, Guangdong, China
1984 vol 2 (2)
  1. Report on Shenzhen field trip on 12-13 Nov 1983
  2. The structure of the Hong Kong granite
  3. Field excursion to Peng Chau on 15 Jan 1984
1984 vol 2 (1)
  1. Rotten Relics Rule Residual Regolith
  2. Lecture on Induced Earthquakes associated with impoundment of Xiu Feng reservoir, Guangdong
  3. The 1605 Earthquake and Land Subsidence off Hainan
  4. Occurrence of Axinite in Granite Pegmatite at Lei Yue Mun Bay near Chai Wan
1983 vol 1 (7)
  1. Report on the “Geology of Superficial Deposits in Hong Kong” Conference
  2. Working Groups on aspects of Hong Kong Geology
  3. Report on a visit to Guangdong
  4. Geological excursion to Pioneer Quarry
  5. Field excursion to Chai Wan MTR depot
1983 vol 1 (6)
  1. Structure of South China Sea Basin
  2. Excursion report to Port Island & Double Island.
1983 vol 1 (5)
  1. Report on field visit to Shenzhen by GSHK Members
  2. A Summary Table of the Regional Stratigraphy & Mineral Deposits of Guangdong based on the Work of Y. Nan.
1983 vol 1 (4)
Report on the “Geology of Superficial Deposits in Hong Kong” Conference

1983 vol 1 (3)
The Geology of China

1983 vol 1 (2)
  1. Field description of pyroclastic rocks
  2. An angular unconformity near Lai Chi Wo, Crooked Harbour
  3. Geology excursion to Sha Lo Wan on 7 Nov 1982
1982 (Nov.)
  1. Chairman's Message
  2. History of the formation of the Geological Society of Hong Kong
 
 





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