Climate Change: Quaternary Evolution EGU2011: Three grand challenges 2 months ago   03:17

In the field with Simon Haslett, Professor of Physical Geography and Director of the Centre of Excellence for Learning and Teaching at the University of Wales, Newport, and Professor Jon Nott of James Cook University. Discussing the Quaternary (and Holocene) evolution of the Daintree Valley, Queensland, Australia. Please subscribe to the channel as new videos are added from time to time.
Topics: Quaternary, Holocene, palaeoclimate, floodplain architecture, valley deposits, rainfall, sediment yield, pollen, marsh, cyclone ridges, biogeography, monsoon vine thickets, aerial (air) photographs, Google Earth.

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EGU2011: Three grand challenges Climate Change: Quaternary Evolution 2 months ago   48:22

Medal Lecture by William E. Dietrich at the 2011 General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union. (Credit: EGU/

The European Geosciences Union (EGU, is Europe's premier geosciences union, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences for the benefit of humanity, worldwide. It is a non-profit interdisciplinary learned association of scientists founded in 2002. The EGU has a current portfolio of 14 diverse scientific journals, which use an innovative open-access format, and organises a number of topical meetings, and education and outreach activities. Its annual General Assembly is the largest and most prominent European geosciences event, attracting over 10,000 scientists from all over the world. The meeting's sessions cover a wide range of topics, including volcanology, planetary exploration, the Earth's internal structure and atmosphere, climate change, and renewable energies.