Sea-Level Change: The Highs and Lows
Sea levels are rising. And with climate change, they are set to rise higher in the years to come. With millions of people around the world living at the
But whilst these are likely to be the most dramatic changes in human experience since the end of the last ice age, the world has experienced many
Now, Alastair Dawson, Honorary Professor of Physical Geography at Dundee University will chart this remarkable history of sea level change – the
Along the way, he’ll address some of the biggest misconceptions in sea level change research, discuss key issues such as ice melt and vertical land
Commenting on the upcoming talk, Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the RSGS said:
Climate induced sea level change is set to be one of the defining problems of the future, affecting some of the most vulnerable people in the world. Alastair’s talk will inform our audiences in terms of the global and historical context of these changes, and inspire them to take any actions they can toreduce their impact on the environment.
Since 2013, Alastair has been Honorary Professor of Physical Geography at the University Dundee. He has published over 100 papers on aspects of
Before his talk in Dundee, there will be a small reception from 7pm to launch Introducing Sea Level Change, including fizz and nibbles. All are welcome.
Tickets are available on the door: £10 for visitors, £8 for Tiso Outdoor Experience Card Holders, Free for RSGS Members, Students and U18s.