Lectures are open to all and there is no charge for admission. However regular attendees are expected to be members of the society.

7:45pm for 8:00pm

Sorby Room, Wager Building, (formerly Geoscience),
The University of Reading,
Whiteknights, Reading.
Use Car Park 8


Monday 3 February 2020

Carboniferous eco systems

Prof Howard Falcon-Lang, Royal Holloway University

Carboniferous eco-systems

Dr Howard Falcon-Lang is a professor in the Department of Earth Sciences, associated with the Plant palaeobiology Research Group at Royal Holloway, the University of London. He deals mostly with the evolution of terrestrial ecosystems over the past 500 million years. Some recent work has investigated (1) the invasion of land by animals, (2) the rise and fall of the first rainforests, and (3) forest biogeography in the age of the dinosaurs.

Programme 2020

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Other programmes

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