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Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

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Events in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences

Find out more about events, seminars and public lectures across the Department.

Crisis of empire in Hong Kong: The art of being poorly governed

13:00 - 14:00 02 June 2020

The Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation at The University of Manchester invites you for a virtual session. In light of recent Hong Kong protests and longer history of democracy action, this talk will discuss popular protest and crackdown under the current Covid-19 social distancing rules in Hong Kong. What will renewed protest look like..

Glacier loss and the climate change crisis: Evidence from Patagonia and the last glacial maximum

13:00 - 14:00 16 June 2020

The Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation at The University of Manchester invites you for a virtual session. Globally, mountain glaciers are shrinking and receding, resulting in changing meltwater availability for downstream populations, increased hazards such as outburst floods, rockfalls, and glacier detachments and surges. Climate chang..

Disaster resilient infrastructure: A tale of two floods

13:00 - 14:00 23 June 2020

The Centre for Crisis Studies and Mitigation at The University of Manchester invites you for a virtual session. Globally rainfall patterns are changing due to climate change, introducing major challenges to the resilience infrastructure especially in developing countries such as Iraq and Thailand. A need to invest in more climate-resilient in..

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