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Dr Andy Marshall from the University of York will be joining us to discuss forest research and conservation activities in the tropics. Andy is a lecturer in the Environment Department at the University of York, and the Director of Conservation Science at Flamingo Land. Andy’s work ranges from ecological and social research in the tropics,…
Dr Carly Reddington from the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS), in the School of Earth and Environment, will discuss the links between land-use change, fires, and air quality across the tropics. In Brazil, recent reductions in the rate of deforestation have led to an improvement in regional air quality, saving up to 1,700…
On Wednesday 14th October, the Environment and Development group in the Sustainability Research Institute (SRI) will be hosting a seminar by Dr Francis Gilbert of the University of Nottingham. Francis will talk about the interaction between the traditions of local people and conservation of wildlife in the St Katherine protected area in South Sinai, Egypt….
Throughout 2015, we’ll be hosting some smaller, more focused LEAF-related research meetings within the University and seminars featuring external speakers. Our second meeting (a continuation of the first!) will be with the Ecology & Global Change (EGC) group from the School of Geography, and the Biosphere-Atmosphere Group (BAG) from the School of Earth and Environment….
On Tuesday 27th January the weekly external seminar in the Institute for Climate and Atmospheric Science (ICAS) will be given by Lina Mercado from the University of Exeter. Lina’s seminar will focus on modelling the impacts of climate and atmospheric composition on vegetation, including thermal acclimation of photosynthesis, and ozone effects on European forests. The…
Throughout 2015, we’ll be hosting some smaller, more focused LEAF-related research meetings within the University and seminars featuring external speakers. Our first meeting will be with the Ecology & Global Change (EGC) group from the School of Geography, and the Biosphere-Atmosphere Group (BAG) from the School of Earth and Environment. We’ll have 2 x 20…
The launch event for the Leeds Ecosystem, Atmosphere and Forest (LEAF) research centre will take place on Monday 24th November at the School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds (Level 8 Seminar Rooms). 1.30 pm, Coffee, 2.00 pm, Introduction to LEAF, Dominick Spracklen – School of Earth & Environment 2.10 pm, Diverse Fates of…