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Chasing Volcanoes

Foredrag med Vin & Videnskab

CLIVE OPPENHEIMER  (England), Award-winning professor of volcanology from the University of Cambridge

Foredraget vil være på engelsk / The talk will be in English

OBS: Foredraget Chasing Volcanoes er udskudt til foråret 2021

Pga. COVID-19-situationen har vi været nødt til at udsætte foredraget 'Chasing Volcanoes' med engelske Clive Oppenheimer fra 28. oktober 2020 til forårssæsonen. Den nye dato er onsdag den 28. april 2021. Billetter købt til den 28. oktober vil være gældende til den nye dato.

Har du billet til arrangementet 'Chasing Volcanoes', har vi også kontaktet dig direkte pr. mail.


Our international guest of the autumn season is Clive Oppenheimer, a professor of volcanology from the University of Cambridge. He has spent about three decades studying volcanoes, from Antarctica, where he has conducted fieldwork on Mount Erebus for 13 seasons, to remote Pacific islands, East African war zones and North Korea. He has made two films with Werner Herzog: Into the Inferno (2016) and Fireball (2020).

Tonight, Clive Oppenheimer will talk about his exploration of volcanoes around the world and give us insights into how far volcanologists have come in understanding how volcanoes work, and how their eruptions have acted to change history.

A glass of wine will be served during the intermission (included in the price).

COVID-19: Se vores tiltag for en tryg oplevelse.

 

BEHIND THE SPEAKER

Clive OppenheimerCLIVE OPPENHEIMER  BA in Natural Sciences, PhD in Volcanology, Professor of Volcanology at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge.

Clive Oppenheimer studied Natural Sciences, and has a PhD in remote sensing of volcanoes. He is now Professor of Volcanology at the Department of Geography, University of Cambridge. He has a nose for volcanic gases, and his research tackles the underlying mechanisms of volcanic eruptions, their long-range climatic and societal impacts, and the development of techniques for volcano monitoring. He wrote "Eruptions that Shook the World" (2011), and received the Leif Erikson Award (Iceland; 2018) for "a lifetime achievement in exploration".