YORKSHIRE PALAEO GROUP MEETING AT SHEFFIELD

15 NOV | BY GAFFNEY, VINCE

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Autumn 2018 YPG meeting
Where: 10th floor of the Owen Building, Sheffield Hallam University (a short walk from the train and bus stations (less than 5 minutes))
When: Wednesday 28th November 2018
• Arrive from 1330 (teas, coffee etc. in Owen Building Room 1032); Welcome at 1400
• Finish at 1700, followed by food nearby for those who are able to stay.

Schedule of lectures
1400-1410
Welcome (coffee/tea etc. will be available in Owen 1032 from 1330)
1410-1430
Ian Rotherham: Shadow Woods and reconstructing lost landscapes
1430-1450
Rob Storrar: Eskers
1450-1510
Yiman Fang: Are modern pollen assemblages from soils and mosses the same: A comparison of natural pollen traps in the Meiling Mountains, southeast China.
1510-1540
Posters and coffee
1540-1600
Andreas Heinemeyer: Where has all the peat gone – up in smoke? Modelling likely past losses and likely future gains across the UK.
1600-1620
Sophie Williams: Historical sea-level changes in Australia: Testing the Arctic melt hypothesis.
1620-1640
Naomi Holmes: Palaeolimnological research from Iceland: past projects and future directions.
1640-1700
Discussion?

Following the conclusion of the meeting we will head to the Sheffield Tap (a pub right next to the railway station).

Poster presentations
Tessa Driessen: Human influence on crater lakes in western Uganda.
Daniel Gschwentner: Linlithgow Loch, Scotland.
Andy Emery: Topographic controls on barrier retreat and preservation: an example from Dogger Bank.

Location
Owen 1032, Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield S1 1WB.
It is easiest to use the main entrance – head straight in and take the lift up to Level 10. Follow the signs to Owen 1032.



Location

S1 1WB

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