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The Antarctic Peninsula: A geo-bio travelogue of Graham Land

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Part of the Antarctic Talk Season 2022

27th January 2022 7pm

On zoom & in person

The Antarctic Peninsula: A geo-bio travelogue of Graham Land

The geology of Graham Land, the northern part of the Antarctic Peninsula, is sparsely mapped mainly due to lack of exposure which only accounts for 3% of the total land area. Based on sites visited on the Peninsula and South Shetland Islands during a voyage January-February 2017 this talk interweaves the geological history, what can be seen today, the wildlife that inhabits these shores and the recent human story. If going to Antarctica is on your bucket list then this presentation will also give you a good overview of the logistics, the daily routine, the sites and the smells that you are likely to experience!

Dr Anthony Fogg is a geoscientist working in the offshore renewables energy sector analysing past landscapes and the evolution of sediments influenced by glaciations. Fascinated by ice and rocks he has headed north and south, captivated by the early exploration history of these regions.
This event will take place in person at the Gilbert White Field Studies Centre and will be broadcasted on zoom live.
In-Person: Seats in the barn will be socially distanced, mask wearing is compulsory. There will be refreshments on sale.
Zoom: A link will be sent to you the morning of the event, which you will be able to follow to hear the talk and see the slides as you would a normal zoom talk. You will be able to ask questions via the chat.
Tickets are the same price regardless, please choose how you would like to hear the talk below.
If circumstances change and you need to swap, that’s fine. It’s just so we know how many people are interested in each method.

    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre

    Gilbert White’s Field Studies Centre is the Education Department of Gilbert White’s House and The Oates Collection. Our mission is to inspire journeys of discovery in the natural world for all ages and abilities and throughout the seasons.

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