Lunchtime Lecture:  Dawlish Warren Past and Present

Lunchtime Lecture: Dawlish Warren Past and Present - Topsham Museum

24 April 2018 24 April 2018

When: 24 April 2018
Where: Topsham Museum
Time: 1130 - 1230
Cost: None but donations welcome
Suitable for: Not suitable for children

The first Lunchtime Lecture of the 2018 season will be delivered by Professor Antony Buller and is entitled Dawlish Warren:  Past and Present.

The speaker,  Professor Antony Buller, is a Fellow of the Geological Society and a Fellow of the Royal Norwegian Society of Science and Letters. He has produced some 200 authored and co-authored papers and reports and has wide experience in scientific and technical editing. He is also a member of the executive committee of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of Science, Literature and the Arts.

Professor Buller gained a BSc(Hons) degree in Geology at the University of Exeter, a PhD at the University of Reading and was a post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the Tay Estuary Research Centre, University of Dundee. He has worked for Shell UK and with the Norwegian oil and energy company, Statoil ASA. Professor Buller’s presentation on 24th April will cover Dawlish Warren’s present location and configuration; its importance; its natural features; its geological foundation and formation; its inherent instability and recent measures aimed at long-term stabilisation including the 2017 Beach Management Scheme.

Doors open at 1045 and coffee is available.  Lunchtime lectures are always very popular and as seating is limited we advise that you come along early.  We look forward to seeing you!

Light lunches are available after the lecture.

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