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Autumn 2016

27 Sept    
4 Oct Prof Martha Savage (Victoria Uni of Wellington, New Zealand) Seismic Anisotropy, Faulting and Volcanoes
11 Oct Dr Maria Hernandez-Sorianao (ENV) Understanding carbon turnover in contrasting environmental scenarios
18 Oct Dr Richard Herd (ENV) Hawaii –  myths and extremes
25 Oct    
1 Nov Prof Robin Renaut (Geological Science and University of Saskatchewan and ENV) Modern and ancient soda lakes of the Kenya Rift: Tectonics, climate, hot springs, hominins, and about a million flamingos
8 Nov Dr Jessica Johnson (ENV) Topographic controls on deformation due to a shallow magma reservoir
15 Nov    
22 Nov    
29 Nov Dr Nikolai Pedentchouk (ENV) Sources of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in the River Thames, London
6 Dec Prof Jan Alexander (ENV) Some sedimentary consequences of discharge variability and rate of change
13 Dec Dr Jane Scarrow (University of Granada, Dept Mineralogy and Petrology) Petrological pinpointing of millstone provenance and production in southern Spain


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Spring 2016
19 Jan Stuart Umbro and Eileen Gallacher (UEA)

Quantifying glacial-interglacial ocean temperature change using clumped isotopes

How warm and salty was the sea? Middle Jurassic paleo temperature and salinity reconstructions using clumped isotopes

2 Feb Christopher Herbert (UEA) Unit bars: formation and internal structure
16 Feb Jim Hendry (Tullow Oil, Dublin)

Hot, salty and faulty dolomites on the Isle of Man

(how, why, when, and …… so what?)

23 Feb Nick Garrard and David Litchfield (UEA)

Investigating nitrogen cycling in the hyporheic zone using stable isotopes

Volcanic risk, uncertainty and decision making in Dominica

8 Mar Emily Peckover (UEA) Petrographic parallels and dating problems in two Turkish stalagmites
26 Apr Jackie Kendrick (University of Liverpool) Fractures and friction in magma during volcanic eruptions
10 May Tim Atkinson (UCL) The Ripple Effect - ENV underground in Java in 1982 and the later consequences