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Theo Murphy international scientific meeting organised by Professor Martin Siegert , Professor John Priscu, Dr Irina Alekhina, Professor Jemma Wadham and Professor Berry Lyons

Event details

After 20 years of planning, major progress has been made in attempts to directly measure and sample subglacial lakes, and to comprehend their role in ice-sheet flow. The meeting brings experts from major international projects to share the results and experiences of the exploration programmes, and to plan future research. The scientific goals are ultimately to identify and understand life in these extreme environments and to acquire climate records from lake-floor sediments.

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Biographies of the organisers and speakers will be made available shortly, as well as the two-day programme. Recorded audio of the presentations will be available on this page after the event.

Attending this event

This is a residential conference, which allows for increased discussion and networking.  It is free to attend, however participants need to cover their accommodation and catering costs if required.

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