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Deep-Ocean Science, Technology & Conservation" 21st Century Opportunities and Imperatives

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17:30 – 21:30 13 Nov 2013
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Weston Auditorium, De Havilland Campus, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, AL10 9EU

Speakers: Dr. Samantha Smith, Professor Paul Tyler, Professor Cindy Lee Van Dover

The speakers will describe the technology required to explore the great ocean depths, and will present exciting information about the scientific discoveries of minerals and unique ecosystems.

These resources may be needed by mankind, so conservation measures to ensure that the seafloor is protected against any environmental damage from this exploration will also be explored.

17:30: Arrival and registration. Refreshments and networking
18:45: Welcome
18:55: EEESTA award
19:00: Speakers' presentations
20:00: Summing up: Chairman followed by open forum: questions and answers
21:30: Ends


Chairman: Professor David S. Cronan BSc PhD DSc FGS FIMM Professor Emeritus, Marine Geochemistry Department of Earth Sciences and Engineering, Imperial College London.

Speakers:
Dr. Samantha Smith BSc (Hons) PhD, Vice-President Corporate Social Responsibility, Nautilus Minerals

Professor Paul Tyler BSc (Hons) PhD DSc Professorial Research Fellow, Ocean and Earth Science and Personal Chair,
University of Southampton

Professor Cindy Lee Van Dover BSc PhD FAAS

Harvey W. Smith Professor of Biological Oceanography and Chair,
Division of Marine Science and Conservation, Nicholas School of the Environment, Duke University; Director of the Marine Laboratory

Event type: Event
Sponsored by: IOP London and South East Branch
Organised by: EEESTA
Contact details: FREE Entry: advance booking required
Helpline: 0845 474 3341 or online at http://www.eeesta.org.uk/seminars.php

http://www.eeesta.org.uk/seminars.php


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