Ma-Re Forum 2014 – Ancient Mariners

28 Oct 2014 - 09:45

Ma-Re Annual Forum 2014:  “Ancient Mariners”

Friday 31 October, 09h00 for 09h15 – 15h20, followed by lunch

Classroom L, Level 3 (University Avenue entrance), R W James Building, Upper Campus, UCT

Provisional Programme

Time   Titles Speaker
09h15 – 09h35   Welcome & Ma-Re Movie Dr Lynne Shannon
Ma-Re Institute
09h40 – 10h00 1 Changes in what it means to go to sea for science Ms Jessi Lehman
University of Minnesota
10h00 – 10h30 2 Pioneering Studies in the Antarctic in the 1920s
A photographic journey of Captain R.L.V Shannon, a decade after the Shackleton Expeditions
Em. Prof Vere Shannon
10h35 – 10h55 3 Historical methods of measurement Prof Marcello Vichi
University of Cape Town
11h00 – 11h20 4 Cape Town marine historical talk: Anglo-Zanzibari War of 1896 Mr Chris Taylor
11h25 – 11h45   TEA  
11h45 – 11h55 5 “Diary of a Ma-Re student” Mr Morgan Brand
University of Cape Town
12h00 – 12h20 6 Chemical Oceanography to Marine Chemistry
How the chemical analysis of seawater and the evaluation of the results has evolved in the past 5 decades
Prof Michael Orren
Cardiff University, Wales, UK
12h25 – 12h45 7 The use of repeat photography to detect changes on the SA shoreline Prof Charles Griffiths
University of Cape Town
12h50 – 13:20 8 A brief history of tsunamis, and the tenth anniversary of the Boxing Day Tsunami Prof Geoff Brundrit
13h25 – 14h15   LUNCH  
14h15 – 15h15   “Talking Heads”  
15h15 – 15h20   Close and Thanks Dr Lynne Shannon
Ma-Re Institute