19th July – Above and Beyond: Drones are changing the way we monitor volcanoes – Dr Emma Liu

  New technologies are changing the way we collect data across the geosciences, and none more fundamentally than the introduction of unoccupied aerial systems (or drones). Suddenly, we can not only see the Earth from a new perspective, but also collect measurements and samples from places previously inaccessible. Volcanology is undergoing an aerial revolution, and Read more about 19th July – Above and Beyond: Drones are changing the way we monitor volcanoes – Dr Emma Liu[…]

17th June – Our Changing Rivers and the Menace of Microplastics – Professor Jamie Woodward

Professor Jamie Woodward, Professor of Physical Geography and Head of the Department of Geography at The University of Manchester, will tell us about research in the Department of Geography at the University of Manchester which has shone a light on a new contamination issue in UK rivers. Microplastics are present in all the rivers of Read more about 17th June – Our Changing Rivers and the Menace of Microplastics – Professor Jamie Woodward[…]