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Date Speaker Organisation Title
Spring 2018
15 Jan Tomas Sherwen and Liselotte Tinel Uni of York Iodide to feed the machine: how new iodide data from the Indian Ocean helps constrain a new approach to atmospheric modelling
22 Jan - - -
29 Jan New PhD students UEA Who am I and what am I doing for my PhD?
5 Feb Matthew Humphreys UEA Monitoring marine carbon and related biogeochemical cycles
12 Feb - - -
19 Feb Isabel Seguro Requejo UEA Shelf-sea gross and net production estimates from triple oxygen isotopes and oxygen-argon ratios
26 Feb Claire Reeves UEA Speciated isoprene nitrate chemistry - first results from Beijing
5 Mar - - -
12 Mar John Plane Uni of Leeds Cosmic dust and the Earth's atmosphere
Date Speaker Organisation Title
Autumn 2017
25 Sept Elise Droste ENV Soluble iodine speciation in Indian Ocean aerosols and its impact on marine boundary layer chemistry
2 Oct - - -
9 Oct Carol Robinson ENV Integrated Marine Biosphere Research programme (IMBeR)
16 Oct David Fowler Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Human modification of the global nitrogen cycle
23 Oct Raul Aguirre-Gomez University of Mexico Harmful algal blooms detection using remote sensors and in-situ measurements
30 Oct Caroline Peacock University of Leeds Reactivity and cycling of trace-metals in marine sediments
6 Nov Dominic Papineau UCL Chemically-oscillating reactions during the oxidation of organic matter on the early Earth and Mars
13 Nov William Coulet Exo Environmental Ltd Adaptive management, surveillance monitoring of dredging in East Anglia
20 Nov Alexandra Turchyn University of Cambridge New thoughts on authigenic carbonate and its importance in the carbon cycle
27 Nov, LT4,  4 pm Jonathan Sharples University of Liverpool Do internal tides affect global plankton ecosystems?
4 Dec, JSC 3.02 New PhD students   Who am I and what am I doing for my PhD?
11 Dec Olalekan Popoola University of Cambridge Low-cost portable sensors: paradigm shift in the studies of air quality
18 Dec - - -


Speaker Organisation Title
Autumn 2016
26 Sept -    
3 Oct, TPSC 1.03, 11 am  Filipa Carvalho Rutgers University Mixing and phytoplankton dynamics in Antarctica’s coastal seas
3 Oct, Clayton room, 1 pm  Alex Baker UEA Atmospheric models of nitrogen deposition to the ocean: how far can you trust them?
10 Oct Penelope Pickers UEA New applications of continuous atmospheric O2 measurements
17 Oct Jenni Pratscher UEA Methane sinks and algal blooms - detecting microbial key players in the environment
24 Oct Danny Fletham University of Reading Sea ice melt in the Arctic: through a pond darkly
31 Oct Thomas Sherwen University of York Global modelling of tropospheric halogens and their impacts on air-quality and climate
7 Nov Matthew Bone UEA Piecing the puzzle of nitrogen – A time line of the Anthropocene in Shelf Seas.
14 Nov Rich Thomas University of Birmingham Using Drones for Environmental Science: from 400 to 12,000ft
21 Nov Mahasweta Saha University of Essex Macroalgal defense under changing conditions: does change bring along change?
28 Nov David Oram UEA Have we underestimated the role of short-lived chlorine compounds in ozone depletion?
5 Dec Andreas Engel University of Frankfurt New method to calculate fractional release of halocarbons and use of AirCores to sample the stratosphere
12 Dec

Karina Adcock

Solomon Udochi


New threats to the ozone layer

Predicting the ecological effects of heavy metals in marine sediments

19 Dec Stuart Penkett, Emeritus Professor UEA Discovery of new molecules which have subsequently been incorporated into the Montreal Protocol
Date Speaker Organisation Title
Spring 2016
11 Jan Josue Bock UEA Snow chemistry investigations through modelling studies
18 Jan Lauren Biermann Cefas Can changes to cloud cover and phytoplankton abundance in the Southern Ocean already be measured in the 12-year MODIS satellite record?
25 Jan Geraint Tarling British Antarctic Survey Antarctic krill: their biomass, behaviour and biogeochemical impact
1 Feb Tim Arnold MetOffice Using atmospheric measurements to locate emissions of synthetic greenhouse gases
8 Feb Martin Wustmann  Dresden University of Technology Chitin in the seas - From the most abundant biopolymer to the morphogenesis of diatom cell walls
15 Feb Johana Romeiro, Elena Garcia-Martinet al UEA PhD talk and Ocean Sciences talks and posters
22 Feb Roberto Sommariva University of Leicester Spatial and temporal variability of inorganic chlorine in Northwestern Europe
29 Feb Dave Worton National Physical Laboratory Improving chemical characterization of complex mixtures: Implications for air quality
7 Mar Imke Grefe UEA High-resolution measurements of nitrous oxide in the Southern Ocean
11 Apr tbc    
18 Apr None    
25 Apr Jessie Gardner & Cecilia Liszka BAS & UEA

The survival of a pteropod larvae (Limacina helicina antarctica) in a changing world

The contribution of a prominent euphausiid to active flux in the Southern Ocean
9 May Elena Garcia-Martin UEA Seasonal variability of organic carbon remineralization in the Celtic Sea
16 May Christian Rödenbeck  Max Planck Institute, Jena Multiple constraints on the ocean carbon sink variability
23 May Irina Grouneva UEA Proteome Plasticity in Marine Diatoms
6 June Jeroen van der Kooij CEFAS From Phytoplankton to Finwhales: Surveying the Celtic Sea ecosystem
13 June Andrew Manning UEA

Atmospheric oxygen: Useful for more than just breathing...

(NB: If you attended the ENV Zuckerman Symposium last month, you will have seen the 10-minute preview version of this talk.  Whether or not you were at Zuckerman, please come along for the extended version, detailing the exciting research activities that the COAS CRAM Group have been and will be getting up to)