London Freshwater Group Nov meeting agenda

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London Freshwater Group Nov meeting agenda

  1. 1. London Freshwater Group Autumn meeting of 40th year joint with the Freshwater Biological Association (FBA) incorporating the FBA Annual General Meeting 8th November, 2013 The Flett Lecture Theatre The Natural History Museum, London, SW7 5BD Plan of events 10:00 – 10:30 Coffee/tea on arrival (Flett Entrance Foyer) 10:30 – 10:35 Introduction and welcome Carl Sayer, UCL 10:35 – 11:05 Misconnected drainage: Tackling Water Pollution from the Urban Environment Chris Carthy, Thames Water 11:05 – 11:35 Environmental risk metal that contaminated sediments pose to rivers Sarah Lynch, University of Manchester 11:35 – 12:05 Thermal tolerances of freshwater macroinvertebrates Gavin Williams, University of Birmingham 12:05 – 13:15 Short break, then FBA AGM 13:15 – 14:15 Lunch is served 14:15 – 14:45 Algal tales from the Okavango Delta Luca Marazzi, UCL 14:45 – 15:15 An extraordinary radiation of endoparasitic cnidarians with freshwater origins (the Myxozoa) Beth Okamura, NHM
  2. 2. 15:15 – 15:45 Coffee 15:45 – 16:15 Helping eels in the manor of Henry the 8th Amy Prior, Thames Estuary Partnership & UCL 16:15 – 16:45 Otters as indicator species James Williams, Somerset Otter Group 16:45 – 17:00 Open discussion and closing comments And then, as always…adjournment to local hostelry Carl Sayer, Autumn 2013 Please be aware that the meeting attendance cost is £10 for students and £20 for non-students. Please pay on arrival. In order to help with planning if you wish to attend this meeting, or if you want further details please e-mail: Sarah Lynch: sfl161@bham.ac.uk

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