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An inter-disciplinary and inter-department group whose research interests involve some aspect of volcanology.

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14 upcoming talks and 116 talks in the archive.

Masterclass: An introduction to distal tephrochronology and cryptotephra methods

UserProfessor Christine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 01 May 2019, 12:00-13:00

Lithium, rhyolites, and the green revolution

UserBen Ellis, ETH Zurich.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 28 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Global Estimates of Marine Nitrogen Fixation based on a Non-Redfield Inverse Model

UserProf. Francois Primeau (University of California Irvine, USA).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

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

Measuring gas emissions at the 2018 Leilani Estates eruption, Kilauea

UserPenny Wieser, Emily Mason; University of Cambridge.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 21 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Phosphorous pathways in Deep Time / Atmospheric Fingerprints of Volcanism

UserCraig Walton, Pip Liggins; University of Cambridge.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 14 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

tbc // Sulfur isotopes as tracers for stratospheric volcanic sulfur loading

UserNick Barber, Johnny Staunton-Sykes; University of Cambridge.

House Harker 2, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 07 November 2018, 12:00-13:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Re-thinking the boundaries of dendrochronology

UserProf. Ulf Buentgen (Department of Geography).

HouseCripps Auditorium, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 17:30-18:30

Climate and Environmental Dynamics - Department of Geography

Varves and tephras in the palaeoclimate record of the Dead Sea

UserDr Ina Neugebauer, GFZ Potsdam (Visiting Scholar, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge) .

HouseWilliam Hardy Building, Room 101, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 18 October 2018, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Record of abrupt changes of last climate cycle in European glacial dust deposits

UserDenis-Didier Rousseau - Laboratoire de Meteorologie Dynamique & CERES-ERTI.

HouseBawden Room, West Court, Jesus College.

ClockThursday 26 April 2018, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modeling and understanding of Quaternary climate cycles

Normal time and place

UserAndrey Ganopolski, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.

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

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

Department of Geography - other talks

Greenland ice cores tell tales on past sea level changes

Distinguished International Visiting Fellow Lecture

UserProfessor Dorthe Dahl-Jensen, Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen.

HouseLarge Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockWednesday 21 February 2018, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

On the role of the Southern Ocean in modulating (past) climate variability

Please note different time/venue

UserSamuel Jaccard, University of Bern.

House Harker 1, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockThursday 01 February 2018, 17:00-18:00

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Measuring landscape resilience: tephra, soil and spatial patterns

UserDr Richard Streeter, School of Geography and Sustainable Development, University of St Andrews.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 23 November 2017, 16:15-18:00

Climate and Environmental Dynamics - Department of Geography

Tree-rings and genetics

UserDr Alma Piermattei, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseRm 101, William Hardy Building, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 09 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Plant Sciences Departmental Seminars

Managing the global land resource

UserPete Smith, University of Aberdeen.

HouseDepartment of Plant Sciences, Large Lecture Theatre.

ClockThursday 02 November 2017, 13:00-14:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Volcanic eruptions, climate and humans: How lessons from the past can help us to prepare for the future

UserMichael Sigl, Paul Scherrer Institut & Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern.

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

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 17:30-18:30

Department of Geography - main Departmental seminar series

Under the Physical Geography Parasol: Climate and History

UserProfessor Christine Lane and Professor Ulf Büntgen, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

HouseSmall Lecture Theatre, Department of Geography, Downing Site.

ClockThursday 19 October 2017, 15:30-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modelling the Last Glacial-Interglacial Cycle: How sensitive are past climates?

UserPaul Valdes, School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol.

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

ClockThursday 09 February 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Late Quaternary tephrostratigraphies from East African lakes

UserChristine Lane, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

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

ClockThursday 26 January 2017, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Large CO2 emissions from pre-industrial land use change – Does the carbon budget add up?

UserBenjamin Stocker. Department of Life Sciences, Imperial College London.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 12 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A formal subdivision of the Holocene Series/Epoch

UserMike Walker, School of Archaeology, History & Anthropology, Trinity Saint David, University of Wales, Lampeter, and Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, Aberystwyth University.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 May 2016, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Climate and Society: Examples of the climate impact on civilizations

UserSebastian Breitenbacher (Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 03 December 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Using the Land-Ocean Transition to understand coastal landscapes

UserMark Bateman (Department of Geography, University of Sheffield).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Landscape Retreat and 'Jumping': Late Prehistoric Fenland Environmental Adaption/Response

UserChristopher Evans (Division of Archaeology, University of Cambridge).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 November 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The last 1000 years in East Antarctica: insights from a new temperature proxy.

UserAnais Orsi, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Gif-sur-Yvette (France).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 4, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 15 October 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Boron isotopes as pH proxy: a critical evaluation

UserDr. Sambuddha Misra (Godwin Laboratory for Palaeoclimate Research, Earth Sciences Department, University of Cambridge).

HouseCripps Meeting Room 3, Cripps Court Building, Chesterton Road, Magdalene College.

ClockThursday 14 May 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Retreat of the last British-Irish Ice Sheet; landforms, sediments, dates and the BRITICE-CHRONO project

UserProf Chris D. Clark, Department of Geography, University of Sheffield (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 05 March 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New DNA approaches to understanding Late-Quaternary and recent biodiversity changes – potential and problems

UserProf Mary E. Edwards, Department of Geography and Environment, University of Southampton (UK).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 19 February 2015, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The North American deglaciation: linking rapid climate change, ice sheet retreat and sea level rises

UserDr Lauren Gregoire (School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 14 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Changes in the Global Carbon Cycle over the last 800,000 years - an ice core perspective

UserProf Dr Hubertus Fischer (Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Bern).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 06 November 2014, 17:30-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Top-down and bottom-up evidence for the early anthropogenic hypothesis

UserProf Bill Ruddiman (Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Virginia, US).

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences, Downing Street.

ClockWednesday 22 October 2014, 16:00-17:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Fracking the fjords: Earthquakes and glacial erosion, with some additional thoughts about stability of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet

People should be aware that 7th July is Tour de France day, but we hope things will have become accessible by 5.00 pm.

UserProfessor Richard Alley, Evan Pugh Professor of Geoscience, Penn State University, USA.

HouseTilley Lecture Theatre, Department of Earth Sciences.

ClockMonday 07 July 2014, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Benthic foraminiferal assemblages as proxies of paleoceanographic changes across Pleistocene glacial terminations in the NE Atlantic

CHANGE OF DATE: now on Wednesday Nov. 27th

UserDr. Patrick Grunert (U. of Graz, Austria).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 27 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Interglacials of the last 800,000 years

UserProf. Eric Wolff (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 07 November 2013, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The paleoceanography frontier: proxies, new technologies and novel questions

Note unusual time

UserProf. Howard J. Spero (University of California).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 24 October 2013, 16:00-18:00

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Taking a closer look at the last glacial sediments

Canceled

UserDr. Maryline Vautravers (Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 17 October 2013, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Testing the Bytham river hypothesis

UserProf. Philip Gibbard (Dept. of Geography, U. of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 21 February 2013, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Modern human adaptations to Pleistocene rainforest: the archaeology of the Niah Caves, Sarawak, Borneo

UserProf. Graeme Barker (McDonald Institute of Archaeological Research, U. of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 24 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The release of d14 C and d18 O-depleted water from the Arctic Ocean upon glacial termination

UserDr. David Thornalley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockThursday 10 January 2013, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New estimates of tropical ice age temperature

UserDr Anna-Lena Grauel (Dept. of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 30 November 2012, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Carbon isotopes and glacial-interglacial CO2: the curious case of Marine Isotope Stage 12

UserDr Natalia Vazquez-Riveiros (Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 18 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A bipolar seesaw in Atlantic deep-water ventilation: Wally was right

UserDr Luke Skinner (Earth Sciences, University of Cambridge.

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 04 May 2012, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Lessons from the High Arctic: new results from late Quaternary studies in Nordaustlandet, Svalbard

UserProf. Veli-Pekka Salonen (Dept. of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, and Visiting fellow at Clare Hall).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 24 February 2012, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Role of the Tropical Pacific in Millennial-Scale Climate Events

UserDr Aleksey Sadekov (Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseSeminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockFriday 02 December 2011, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Traces of the Baltic Ice Lake drainage in the northern Baltic Sea and southern Finland

UserOuti Hyttinen (Department of Geosciences and Geography, University of Helsinki, FInland).

HouseSeminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College.

ClockFriday 18 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

Evolution of ocean temperature and ice volume from the Mid Pleistocene Climate Transition

UserProfessor Harry Elderfield (Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 04 November 2011, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

New insights on old questions concerning Quaternary northern hemisphere glaciation

UserDr Ian Bailey (School of Ocean & Earth Science, National Oceanography Centre Southampton).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockWednesday 26 October 2011, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

A special set of QDG talks

UserDr Axel TImmermann (SOEST, University of Hawai'i, USA); Dr Jess Adkins (CALTECH, USA).

HouseLatimer Room, Clare College.

ClockTuesday 31 May 2011, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The History of Quaternary Research at Cambridge University

UserRichard West (Professor emeritus, Cambridge University, Clare College).

HouseThirkill Room, Clare College.

ClockFriday 11 June 2010, 17:00-18:30

Quaternary Discussion Group (QDG)

The carbon cycle during the Pleistocene

UserPeter Koehler (Alfred Wegener Institute, Germany).

HouseLloyd Room, Christ's College.

ClockFriday 30 January 2009, 17:15-18:30

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