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Research seminars in Polar Physical Science 2002/3

Research seminars in Polar Physical Science 2002/3

All seminars will be held in the Scott Polar Research Institute Lecture theatre at 17.00 hrs.

For further information please contact:

Dr. Colm Ó Cofaigh
Phone: 01223-336563
e-mail: co232@cam.ac.uk

23 October

Dr. David Evans. Department of Geography, University of Glasgow.
"Arctic glacial landsystems: implications for palaeoglaciology"

30 October

Dr. Carol Pudsey. British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge.
"Marine geological evidence for palaeo-ice streams (?) and ice shelves, NW Weddell Sea, Antarctica"

6 November

Dr. Jonathan Bamber. Bristol Glaciology Centre, University of Bristol.
"The influence of bed topography on flow in an ice sheet: an observational and modelling investigation"

20 November

Dr. Seymour Laxon. Centre for Polar Observation and Modelling and Department of Space and Climate Physics, University College London.
"Inter-annual variability in Arctic sea-ice thickness"

4 December

Professor Michael Hambrey. Centre for Glaciology, University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
"Structural glaciological controls on debris entrainment and deposition in Svalbard glaciers"

22 January

Professor David Sugden, Department of Geography, University of Edinburgh.
"Landscape evolution of the Transantarctic mountains: onshore-offshore correlations"

5 February

Dr. Bill Austin. School of Geography and Geosciences, University of St. Andews.
"The last British Ice Sheet: growth, maximum extent and deglaciation"

20 February

Dr. Tony Payne. Bristol Glaciology Centre, University of Bristol.
"Recent observed changes in the ice flow of West Antarctica: exploring potential causes".

5 March

Dr. Tavi Murray. Department of Geography, University of Leeds.
Glacier surging in Svalbard and East Greenland.

7 May

Dr. Adrian Luckman. Department of Geography, University of Swansea. - CANCELLED
"Measuring glacier velocity and variability in East Greenland and Svalbard using satellite remote sensing"

14 May (changed from 21 May)

Dr. Andrew Smith. British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge.
"Ice stream onsets, Rutford Ice Stream, West Antarctica".