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Seminars on polar physical sciences are held at the Scott Polar Research Institute during the Michaelmas, Lent and Easter terms. The seminars typically take place on Wednesdays between 16.30 and 17.30 and are held in the main lecture room, which can be accessed via the polar museum. Doors are open to public and all are welcome.
If you have a question about this list, please contact: Poul Christoffersen; Geography/SPRI Webmaster; Steven Palmer; Dr Kelly Hogan. If you have a question about a specific talk, click on that talk to find its organiser.
2 upcoming talks and 57 talks in the archive.
Dr Camilla Andresen, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland.
Wednesday 08 May 2013, 16:30-17:30
Unveiling the glacial and landscape evolution of West Antarctica: subglacial insights from ice-penetrating radar and satellite imagery
Dr Neil Ross, Newcastle University.
Wednesday 24 April 2013, 16:30-17:30
Dr Eero Rinne, Finnish Meteorological Institute.
Wednesday 13 March 2013, 16:30-17:30
Early East Antarctic Ice Sheet Growth Recorded in the Landscape of the Gamburtsev Subglacial Mountains
Dr Kathryn Rose, British Antarctic Survey.
Wednesday 27 February 2013, 16:30-17:30
Professor David Evans, Durham University.
Wednesday 30 January 2013, 16:30-17:30
Reproducing unexpected LGM ice-stream retreat behaviour in a dynamic numerical model of Marguerite Bay, Antarctica
N.B. re-scheduled from earlier date
Dr Stewart Jamieson, Durham University.
Wednesday 16 January 2013, 16:30-17:30
N.B. Change of date
Dr Alun Hubbard, Aberystwyth University.
Wednesday 28 November 2012, 16:30-17:30
Note: not usual day
Dr Maryline Vautravers, Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.
Monday 29 October 2012, 16:30-17:30
Reflection seismic investigations of the Beaufort Sea margin, Arctic Ocean: Variable history of Quaternary ice-sheet advance
Christine Batchelor, SPRI.
Wednesday 17 October 2012, 16:30-17:30
Note unusual day
Professor Pat Quilty, University of Tasmania.
Tuesday 12 June 2012, 16:30-17:30
Double bill: Modelling the evolution of supra-glacial lakes in the Russell glacier region of the Greenland Ice Sheet / IMBIE - Ice sheet Mass Balance Inter-comparison Exercise
Amber Leeson & Dr Kate Briggs, School of Earth & Environment, University of Leeds.
Wednesday 06 June 2012, 16:30-17:30
Dr Jemma Wadham, University of Bristol.
Wednesday 30 May 2012, 16:30-17:30
Double bill: "Monitoring Arctic water bodies using active microwave data" / "Airborne glacier geophysics in Greenland"
Anna-Maria Trofaier & Dr Steven Palmer, Scott Polar Research Institute..
Wednesday 23 May 2012, 16:30-17:30
Subglacial conditions on Pine Island Glacier, West Antarctica: Results from ground-based geophysical surveys; and plans for future activities with the iSTAR Programme
Dr Andy Smith, British Antarctic Survey.
Wednesday 16 May 2012, 16:30-17:30
Professor Bryn Hubbard, Aberystwyth University.
Wednesday 09 May 2012, 16:30-17:30
Prof John Smellie, University of Leicester.
Wednesday 02 May 2012, 16:30-17:30
Darker, wetter and faster: recent and projected trends of mass balance over the Greenland ice sheet and linkages to surface and sub-surface processes
Dr Marco Tedesco, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, City College of New York.
Wednesday 28 March 2012, 13:00-13:45
Dr Valentina Radic, Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Wednesday 21 March 2012, 13:45-14:30
Professor Veli-Pekka Salonen, Dept. of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki (and Visiting fellow at Clare Hall).
Wednesday 21 March 2012, 13:00-13:45
Dr Gwendolyn Leysinger-Vieli, University of Durham.
Wednesday 14 March 2012, 16:30-17:30
Dr Fausto Ferraccioli, British Antarctic Survey.
Wednesday 07 March 2012, 16:30-17:30
Dr Rob Bingham, University of Aberdeen.
Wednesday 29 February 2012, 16:30-17:30
Prof Elizabeth Morris, Scott Polar Research Insitute.
Wednesday 22 February 2012, 16:30-17:30
Dr Kelly Hogan, Scott Polar Research Institute.
Wednesday 08 February 2012, 16:30-17:30
Dr Bill Austin, University of St Andrews.
Wednesday 01 February 2012, 16:30-17:30
Dr Poul Christoffersen, Scott Polar Research Institute.
Wednesday 25 January 2012, 16:30-17:30
Dr Neil Harris, University of Cambridge.
Wednesday 30 November 2011, 16:30-17:30
Dr Mark Skidmore, Department of Earth Sciences, Montana State University.
Wednesday 23 November 2011, 16:30-17:30
Understanding contemporary change in West Antarctica: Insights from a higher order ice sheet model with dynamic subglacial processes
Dr Marion Bougamont, Scott Polar Research Institute.
Wednesday 16 November 2011, 16:30-17:30
Dr Ian Willis, Scott Polar Research Institute.
Monday 14 November 2011, 13:00-14:00
Dr Ed King, British Antarctic Survey.
Wednesday 02 November 2011, 16:30-17:30
Martin O'Leary, Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences, University of Michigan.
Wednesday 19 October 2011, 16:30-17:30
Anne Le Brocq (University of Exeter).
Wednesday 16 March 2011, 16:30-17:30
THIS SEMINAR HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Finlo Cottier (Scottish Association for Marine Science).
Wednesday 23 February 2011, 16:30-17:30
Cameron Rye (University of Oxford).
Wednesday 16 February 2011, 16:30-17:30
Adrian Jenkins (British Antarctic Survey).
Wednesday 26 January 2011, 16:30-17:30
Note unusual time (7 PM)
Paul A. Berkman (University of Cambridge) & David W. H. Walton (British Antarctic Survey).
Wednesday 01 December 2010, 19:00-20:00
Douglas Benn (University Centre in Svalbard and the University of St. Andrews).
Wednesday 17 November 2010, 16:30-17:30
Note unusual time (MONDAY)
Hilmar Gudmundsson (British Antarctic Survey).
Monday 01 November 2010, 16:30-17:30
Daniel Nývlt (Czech Geological Survey).
Wednesday 20 October 2010, 16:30-17:30
Note unusual time: this seminar is on a Thursday
Lisle A. Rose.
Thursday 07 October 2010, 16:30-17:30
Bernd Kulessa (Swansea University).
Wednesday 03 March 2010, 16:30-17:30
Automatic satellite monitoring of East Greenland's calving glacier fronts: seasonal signals and southern retreat
Anthony Seale (University of Cambridge).
Wednesday 17 February 2010, 16:30-17:30
Paul Berkman (University of Cambridge).
Wednesday 03 February 2010, 16:30-17:30
The effects of coastal ocean warming and increased supra-glacial run-off on water temperature and circulation in Kangerdlugssuaq Fjord, East Greenland
Andrew Sole (University of Aberdeen).
Wednesday 20 January 2010, 16:30-17:30
Image caption: view across the northern namakier at Kuh-e-namak (Dashti), Iran Zagros. Salt is > 500 my old.
Christopher Talbot (Earth Sciences, University of Uppsala).
Wednesday 02 December 2009, 16:30-17:30
Alan Ashworth (Department of Geosciences, North Dakota State University).
Wednesday 18 November 2009, 16:30-17:30
Alex Piotrowski (Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge).
Wednesday 11 November 2009, 16:30-17:30
Note: unusual venue
Paul Holland (British Antarctic Survey).
Wednesday 28 October 2009, 16:30-17:30
Chris Woodworth-Lynas (NW Atlantic Ocean Observing System Partnership).
Wednesday 20 May 2009, 16:30-17:30
Speaker to be confirmed.
Wednesday 22 April 2009, 16:30-17:30
Geophysical surveys of Subglacial Lake Ellsworth, West Antarctica: implications for in-situ exploration
John Woodward, Northumbria University.
Wednesday 04 March 2009, 16:30-17:30
Clive Oppenheimer, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.
Wednesday 18 February 2009, 16:30-17:30
Robert Bingham (British Antarctic Survey).
Wednesday 26 November 2008, 16:30-17:30
Adrian Luckman (Swansea University).
Wednesday 12 November 2008, 16:30-17:30
Anne Le Brocq (University of Durham).
Wednesday 29 October 2008, 16:30-17:30
Murray Mitchell (OPUS Engineering - New Zealand).
Wednesday 15 October 2008, 16:30-17:30
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