Catchment & Aquatic Processes PhD Seminar Day
Thursday 09 September 2010, 1100-1630
Furness Lecture Theatre 2
11:00 Coffee and Welcome
Session 1 - Chaired by Prof John Quinton, LEC
11:10 Prof Graham Harris - "LEC Director's welcome and introduction"
11:15 Sue Fozard - "Availability and toxicity of Mo and W to the soil dwelling organism Eisenia veneta"
11:35 Tegan Darch - "Phosphorus dynamics in buffer strip soils"
11:55 Pete Shanahan - "Cultivation tramlines in the agricultural environment - assessing the effects on soil health and land management practices"
12:15 Rosie Law - "The influence of nutrients, velocity and grazers on phytobenthic communities"
12:35 - 13:30 Lunch served in the Atrium
Session 2 - Chaired by Dr David Chadwick, BBSRC North Wyke Research
13:30 Will Roberts - "Mobilisation of phosphorus retained in vegetated buffer strips"
13:50 Hao Cheng - "Development of DGT (diffusive gradients in thin-films) capabilities for regulatory monitoring"
14:10 John Keery - "Estimation of aquifer permeability from multiple-frequency electrical measurements"
14:30 Elahe Hojaji Najafabadi - "Investigation of trace metal binding properties of lignin in freshwaters by DGT"
14:50 - 15:20 Afternoon Tea served in the Environmental Science Quad
Session 3 - Chaired by Professor Phil Haygarth, LEC
15:20 Dr Isabel Moreno Aranda - "Linking hydrodynamics and chemistry in a macrotidal estuary: The Wyre Estuary"
15:40 Eleanor Mackay - "Heterogeneity in a small lake: mixing processes and phosphorus supply"
16:00 Mohammad Shafaei-Arvajeh - "Dissociation kinetics of Ni complexes investigated using DGT and a dynamic numerical model"
16:20 Final remarks and wider CAP issues Phil Haygarth
16:30 Social : Nibbles and drinks