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Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

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A series of 50 minute lectures, followed by discussion, on the broad topic of environmental evolution, climate, ecological and human change during the Quaternary (the last ~2.6 million years). The lectures are aimed at a broad audience (including geoscientists, glaciologists, environmental scientists, atmospheric chemists, biologists, anthropologists and archaeologists).

Seminars are usually held on Thursdays starting at 17:30 in Clare College in the Thirkill Room (far left corner of first court) or the Latimer Room (on the left in the first court).

Wine is usually served after the talks and there is time for discussion over drinks and/or dinner after the seminar, which should last approximately 1 hour. The meetings are currently organised by Rachael Rhodes (rhr34@cam.ac.uk; Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Department of Earth Sciences), and Della Murton (dkf20@cam.ac.uk; Department of Zoology). Please feel free to contact the organisers with queries and suggestions.

A map showing the position of Clare College is available at http://www.clare.cam.ac.uk/Maps-and-Directions/

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5 upcoming talks and 66 talks in the archive.

North Atlantic variability and its link to European climate and history over the last 3000 years

Quaternary Discussion Group seminar

UserPaola Moffa Sanchez, Cardiff University.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 30 November 2017, 17:30-18:30

Reconstructing glacial extents in the Mediterranean region

UserPhil Hughes, University of Manchester.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 25 January 2018, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group seminar

UserSpeaker to be confirmed.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 08 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group seminar

UserAndrey Ganopolski, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

HouseLatimer Room (Old Court), Clare College, Trinity Lane.

ClockThursday 22 February 2018, 17:30-18:30

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