Monday Machination

Aug 17, 2015 No Comments by 2041 views
Doodle by our Artist in Residence, Nastasia Louveau.

Doodle by our Artist in Residence, Nastasia Louveau.

Good Morning Goldschmidters,

I trust you all enjoyed the Ice Breaker last night. Sadly, I was too late into Prague to make it. You can read about how Nicci found her first Goldschmidt Ice Breaker here.

It seems everything is all set to go at the start of this year’s science programme. Highlights today include 3 medal citations:

Also, don’t forget today’s Plenary Lecture, Peter Sale – Oceans in the Anthropocene: End of the High Seas; Need for Repair and Reasoned Management.

From Cohen Geochemistry and the Earth Surface Science Institute at the university of Leeds we have the following presentations:

And finally…

Andy’s Pick of the Day

16:30 Rachel Thorley, 5e

I saw Rachel present at Goldschmidt in Sacramento and I found her work fascinating. Today she is presenting the next stage of her PhD research on “The Role of Forest Trees and their Mycorrhizal Fungi in Carbonate Weathering and Phosphorus Biogeochemical Cycling”.

Have a great day!

General, Goldschmidt 2015

About the author

Andy Bray is a PostDoc in the Cohen Geochemistry Group, Earth Surface Science Institute, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds. Andy is particularly interested in mineral-fluid-life interactions and is currently working as part of the NERC R3AW project; Resource Recovery and Remediation of Alkaline Wastes. In a more natural environment, you might find Andy telling bad jokes, mountain biking, sleeping in hammocks and jumping into rivers.
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