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25 years of Geology at Royal Holloway University of London

19 February 2010 - Queens Building Lecture Theatre

9:30 Welcome Melanie Le Sage
(President Lyell Society)
9:40 - 10:20 Geology & Health: Assessing the Bio-Reactivity of Respirable Mineral Dust Tim Jones (Cardiff)
Break
10:50 - 11:30 Modelling Ancient Earth Climates Alan Haywood (Leeds)
11:30 - 12:10 Experiments from the Dead: Fossil Plants & Palaeoclimates Barry Lomax (Nottingham)
Lunch
14:10 - 14:50 Onset of Northern Hemisphere Glaciation: Linking Mantle Convection, Plate Tectonics & Climate in the North Atlantic Steve Jones (Birmingham)
14:50 - 15:30 Southern Ocean Plate Tectonics, Gateways, and Cenozoic Climate Change Graeme Eagles (RHUL)
Break
16:00 - 16:40 In search of lost oceans: Water in the Earth's Mantle Colin Macpherson (Durham)
16:40 Closing comments Dave Waltham (RHUL)
 
19:00 Drinks reception Founder's Victorian Corridor

The day’s symposium is followed by the Lyell Dinner, a formal black tie dinner held in the spectacular Founder's Building Picture Gallery, followed by a live band and dancing.

 

Lyell Day 2010 is kindly supported by:
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Also by RHUL Students Union

 

 
 
 

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