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Lecture: La Palma Eruption by Dougal Jerram                                  

January 18 @ 7:30 pm 9:00 pm

‘Volcanoes in the spotlight; Exciting examples from La Palma, Stromboli and the ancient rock record.’

Erupción volcánica de La Palma de 2021: Wikipedia – Eduardo Robaina

Recent advances in the capture of 3D geological data has re-invigorated the way in which we study volcanoes and their deposits. The recent eruption on La Palma, on going active volcanoes such as Sromboli act as modern day laboratories to observe and record, while the ancient rock record is the legacy of such eruptions. Here we will explore some exciting footage and details of the 2021 La Palma eruption which Dougal visited in person, learn about techniques developed for mapping volcanoes in 3D on Stromboli and will look forward to the role of digital geology in the ancient rock record. Dougal has authored a number of Earth Science and volcanology related books and has also made a number of appearances in the media, and will look forward to highlight some of these informally after the talk.

Dougal Alexander Jerram is a earth sciences expert. He has appeared on the BBCNational GeographicDiscovery ChannelHistory Channel and Channel 4, and on many other TV and radio programs, relating the earth sciences to the general public. He has published over 45 scientific papers, has edited for scientific journals, and has held posts on committees including the Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group of the Geological Society. In 2006 he received the Murchison Fund by the Geological Society of London for his early career contribution to geology.

We encourage those able to join us at in Kenilworth for this talk. For those unable to attend in person we will be broadcasting the talk live on Zoom. Click the link below to register for Zom participation; https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAld-2pqzkpGtKXccbctcnPaIwFjuioxeUq

For those attending in person there will be an opportunity to buy signed copies of his books listed below :

Introducing Volcanology; a guide to hot rocks –  rrp£10

The Travellers Guide to the Centre of the Earth – rrp£10

Victor the Volcano (childrens picture story book) – rrp£6.99

Volcanoes of Europe rrp £32

Field description of Igneous Rocks £30 Field description of Metamorphic Rocks £30

£3 Free for members

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