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Environmental Dynamics Seminars

All seminars run on Fridays at 17.15-18.15 in Bush House (NE) room 6.05 unless otherwise stated and will usually be followed by a drinks reception and/or pub trip. If you have any queries, please contact Dr Daniel Schillereff.

 

Autumn
 DateSpeakerRoom

28 September 

(Week 1)

ED Staff Talks

(Drake, Kadiri, Chan, Tebbs, Malamud

Bush House
Lecture Theatre 1

5 October

(Week 2)

ED Staff Talks

(Mulligan, Catford, Schillereff, Edwards, Dawson)

Bush House
Lecture Theatre 1

12 October

(Week 3)

ED Staff Talks

(Millington, Wood, Adamson, Baas)

Studying Saharan mineral dust sources: images from
space and from the field

Natalie Bakker, NERC DTP PhD Student

Bush House
Lecture Theatre 1

19 October

(Week 4)

Discovering Lake Megafezzan in the central Sahara: Research
that went wrong and how we fixed it!

Prof Nick Drake, King’s Geography

BH (NE) 6.05

26 October

(Week 5)

PDRA Research Week: Land use change and environmental
effects in telecoupled systems: A perspective from Brazil

Dr Ramon Bicudo

BH (NE) 6.05

31 October

(Week 6)

NERC DTP King’s Seminar

Prof Martin Wooster, King’s Geography

BH (NE) 6.05

9 November

(Week 7)

The long hot summer of 2018: bioaccumulation of pesticides
and drugs in aquatic organisms

Dr Nic Bury, University of Suffolk

BH (NE) 6.05

16 November

(Week 8)

From MSc to PhD to Postdoc and beyond?

Dr Kate Baker, Research Fellow in the Centre for Water Systems,
University of Exeter

BH (NE) 6.05

23 November 

(Week 9)

Environmental Dynamics Post- sabbatical talk

Dr Andreas Baas, King’s Geography

BH (NE) 6.05

30 November 

(Week 10)

End of Term 'pub' quiz: Get your coloured pencils
sharpened for this intense trivia competition
BH (NE) 6.05
Spring
Date       SpeakerRoom    

18 January

(Week 1)

Forest fires in the USA: using sedimentary charcoal to access past fire regimes and impacts of fire management

Dr Mark Grosvenor, Department of Geography, King's College London

Rock Glaciers and the road to EGU

Dr Joanne Wood and Juliet Ermer, Department of Geography, King's College London

BH (NE) 6.05

25 January  

(Week 2)

How soon will the ice apocalypse come? Stories of extreme sea level rise and the collapse of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

(Tasmin Edwards, Department of Geography, King's College London)

BH (NE) 6.05           

1 February

(Week 3)

Panel Discussion: Microplastics in the environment

Chiara Bancone, Department of Geography, UCL; Stav Friedman, Department of Geography, KCL; Dr Stephanie Wright, MRC-PHE Centre for Environment and Health, KCL

BH (NE) 6.05   

8 February

(Week 4)

The Global Resilence Partnership: An epoch gamble - Risks in the Anthropocene

Dr Nathanial Matthews, Global Resilience Partnership

BH (NE) 6.05 

15 February

(Week 5)

Environmental Dynamics Annual Lecture: Climate science, communication and policy - an ANGO and government perspective

Dr Eleanor Webster, BEIS (Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

Bush House Lecture Theatre 1

1 March

(Week 7)

New approaches to understanding dust source characteristics and emission controls

Dr Rob Bryant, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield

BH (NE) 6.05 

8 March 

(Week 8)

The empty desert interior? Impacts of late quaternary hydrological shifts on human mobility and landscape use in the Kalahari Desert

Professor David Thomas, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford

BH (NE) 6.05

15 March

(Week 9)

Biodiversity conservation in the 21st century: Lessons from northeasten China

Dr Jan Axmacher, Department of Geography, UCL

BH (NE) 6.05

22 March

(Week 10)

A new 30-year record of global wildfire activity from the AVHRR GAC archive

Dr Mark de Jong, Department of Geography, King's College London

BH (NE) 6.05

29 March

(Week 11)

King's Water Annual Lecture

Professor Michael McClain, IHE Delft

BH (NE) 6.05

 

 

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