Thursday 25 June 2020
The South Georgia Association is pleased to present three talks on Thursday 25 June 2020 using the Zoom online platform. Three speakers will each give a short talk of approximately twenty minutes as follows:
|Dr Jennifer Jackson (BAS)||Whale recovery at South Georgia: findings from three years of survey||Dr Jen Jackson is a British Antarctic Survey researcher who leads projects studying the population biology and recovery of Southern Hemisphere whales from exploitation.|
|Dr Tom Hart (Oxford University)||Counting the South Sandwich Islands: an interdisciplinary expedition||Dr Tom Hart runs the Penguin Watch project out of Oxford University and conducts research throughout the Scotia Arc on penguin populations and their response to environmental change.|
|Crag Jones||President Gorbachev: My Part In His Downfall||Crag Jones has had a long and varied association with South Georgia from single-handed wrestling the Soviet Fishing Fleet into submission to climbing the islands highest peaks. He reveals all.|
SGA Members will be contacted by email to gauge interest and to book a place as there is a limit on numbers who can attend. These will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Applications will be subsequently be invited from non-members later on, nearer the event. Watch this space and our Facebook page.