This year’s symposium promises to be an exciting one as we celebrate the DLB’s 100th anniversary, the theme of the day will be on submarine canyons, “Canyons Uncovered”. Chairing the event will be sedimentologist Professor Sanjeev Gupta.
There will be a series of talks running throughout the day between 12am and 6pm with 6 speakers talking on various aspects of submarine canyons, this will be followed by a three course dinner laid on by the DLB. Each talk will last 45 minutes and will include a Q and A session at the end.
The timetable is as follows:
Canyons Uncovered – Day Schedule
Start at 12:15-12:30 Sanjeev Chairs session, introducing topic and speakers
12:30-1:15 Dr Lidia Lonergan “Advances in understanding salt and shale dominated passive margins and the associated deepwater sedimentary basins”.
1:15-1:20 Sanjeev Gupta to introduce next speaker
1:20-2:20 Dr Peter J Talling “Turbidity currents and submarine landslides: How do we make step-changes in understanding the largest sediment transport events on our planet?”
2:20-3:00 Lunch break
3:00-3:15 Afternoon introduction
3:15-4:00 Professor Bill McCaffrey “Threading the needle: canyon channel transitions and impacts on channel levee network development”
4:00-4:45 Khaira Ismail “Habitat mapping in submarine canyons”
4:45-4:55 Tea and coffee break
5:00-5:45 Professor Jeff Peakall “The hole problem: towards an integrated model for inner bend deposition in submarine channels”
5:45-6:15 Additional questions and refreshments
6:30 Dinner at Med Kitchen for ticket holders