Magazine article Geographical

A Selection of October's Other Society Events

Magazine article Geographical

A Selection of October's Other Society Events

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For details, please contact the Events Office on 020 7591 3100

6 October, 8pm 17 October, 8pm Forecasting and our changing weather (LECTURES, BRECON AND SOUTHAMPTON)

As part of the Regional Theatres Programme, BBC weather presenter Helen Young will be giving a number of talks during October about the challenges meteorologists face as they try to predict the weather and the advances in weather forecasting that are helping them to meet these challenges.

Further info: Brecon (6 October): 01874 611 622; Southampton (17 October): 023 8059 5151

11 October, 7.45pm Discovering the caves of the world (LECTURE, TAUNTON)

Andy Eavis takes us on a spectacular 3D adventure through 20 years of pioneering underground cave exploration in China's previously inaccessible underground world. 3D glasses provided on arrival.

Further info: 01823 283 244

16 October, 6.30pm Homo britannicus: the story of life in Britain (LECTURE, LONDON)

Chris Stringer, an expert in human origins from the Natural History Museum, tells the history of life in Britain, describing how recent discoveries have helped reconstruct the first detailed history of how and when Britain was occupied by early humans.

Further info: RGS-IBG members and one guest

16 October, 7pm Global warming: predicting the unpredictable (LECTURE, WELLS)

Professor Mark Maslin, a reader in geography at University College London will talk about the latest attempts to model future climate scenarios. …

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