lave overlain much of Wales. The Lower Cretaceous saw erosion )ver Wales but by the latest Cretaceous most of the Principality lad been inundated by the sea. rhe abstracts of current research in Wales given at the end of the /olume refer to:- rhe Precambrian basement to England and Wales (W. Gibbons); A, synopsis of the Arenig Series in South Wales (R.A. Fortey and R.M. Owens); Aspects of dynamic stratigraphy (Caradoc- Dr. M.G. Bassett, Keeper, Department of Geology, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff CFl 3NP. Dr. J.C.W. Cope, Department of Geology, University College of Swansea, Singleton Park, Swansea SA2 8PP. A.J. Thomas, Museum Schools Service Officer in Geology, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff CF1 3NP. The authors are, respectively, Editor (1974-), Chairman (1982-84) and Secretary (1966-) of the South Wales Group of the Geologists' Association. Emeritus Professor E.G. Bowen: A Tribute This is the text of the Address delivered by Professor Harold Carter at the Memorial Service at Bethel Baptist Chapel, Aberystwyth, on 27th February 1984. Emeritus Professor E.G. Bowen was born at Carmarthen in the year 1900 and died at Aberystwyth on 8th November, 1983. But if I can use the words of John Williams Brynsiencyn one of the most renowned of Welsh preachers: Nid blynyddoedd sydd yn gwneud dyn, ond gwelediad; nid hyd dy ddyddiau yw mesur dy dynoliaeth, ond ehangder dy orwelion.' (It is not he years of his life which make a man but his vision; his humanity is not measured by the length f his days but by the breadth of his horizons.) Emrys Bowen was educated at Queen Elizabeth rammar School, Carmarthen and at the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth where he gained a irst Class Honours degree in Geography in 1923. The following year he took the teacher's diploma md, after a year's research at Aberystwyth, became he first Cecil Prosser Research Fellow at the Welsh rational School of Medicine. During 1928-29 he as an assistant editor with the Encyclopedia rittanica before being appointed as an assistant ecturer in the Department of Geography and thropology, as it then was, at Aberystwyth here he remained for the rest of his academic Ashgill) in the northern part of the Welsh marginal basin (S.D.G. Campbell); Some aspects of the Black Rock Limestone and Gully Oolite (Dinantian) in the eastern Vale of Glamorgan (R.A. Waters); Sedimentary cyclicity in late Asbian and early Brigantian (Dinantian) limestones of the Anglesey and Llandudno districts, North Wales (J.R. Davies); Faunal discoveries from Visean limestones of North Wales (I.D. Somerville and A.R.E. Strank); Early Carboniferous terrestrial facies in South Wales: their palaeoclimatic and palaeoecological significance (V.P. Wright). Harold Carter career, becoming Gregynog Professor in 1946 and retiring in 1968.