Physical Geography Seminar Series for Autumn 2016

The Environmental Dynamics Research Group has announced its Seminar Series for Autumn 2016. A number of events include water science, policy, and experts. Seminars are held Fridays 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room (K4U.04, Strand Building), unless otherwise stated. All events are free and open to the public, with drinks receptions following the talks.

Environmental Dynamics Staff Introduction Talks #1

  • Nick Drake, James Millington, Margaret Kadiri, Terry Dawson, Andreas Baas, and King’s Water member Mark Mulligan will present their research profiles
  • Friday 30 September, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

Environmental Dynamics Staff Introduction Talks #2

  • Tom Smith, Amy Donovan, Martin Wooster, and King’s Water members Rob FrancisDaniel Schillereff, and Emma Tebbs will present their research profiles
  • Friday 7 October, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

Could Humans have delayed the collapse of the African Humid Period?

  • Dr Chris Brierley, University College London
  • Friday 14 October, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

People power: Citizens and communities supporting environmental research

  • Prof. Steven Loiselle, Earthwatch Institute
  • Friday 21 October, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

Tropical stream ecology in Borneo


Discovering and Conserving Earth’s Biodiversity

  • Environmental Dynamics Annual Lecture
  • Dr Lucas Joppa, Microsoft Research Seattle
  • Monday 7 November, TBC

Marine pollution and plastics in the environment

  • Dr. Stephanie Wright, King’s College London
  • Friday 11 November, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

A river at risk: understanding natural variability and human interference on the Mekong

  • Dr Chris Hackney, University of Hull
  • Friday 18 November, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

Life on Top: Soil Communities on Green Roofs

  • Dr Heather Rumble (University of Portsmouth)
  • Friday 25 November, TBC

Landslides

  • Dr Helen Reeves, British Geological Society
  • Friday 2 December, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

Food, water and energy security

  • Dr Nate Matthews, King’s Water and Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
  • Friday 9 December, 5:15-6:15pm in the Pyramid Room

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