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Lecture: “Planet Earth; our Hazardous Home” Talk by Barry Long – The 14th February 2018
February 14, 20185:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Picture: Jupiter saved Earth from fragmented Comet Shoemaker—Levy 9, 1994
BARRY LONG ̶ Biography (in his own words!)
Late Holocene, born close to London.
School, primary and secondary.
Diamond exploration W. Africa.
University again, MSc.
GSI 30 years
Diverse Dalradian studies with much field work.
European Science Committee for Ocean Drilling Program.
Diamond; tungsten; marble studies.
Miscellaneous geological work; addressing problems; conferences; international projects; reading; thinking; writing; talking.
2003 expelled from GSI for being too old (government policy).
Designated ‘Scientific Visitor’ at GSI and still have office there.
Time: 6.30pm with Tea/coffee from 5.30pm
Venue: Geological Survey Ireland, Beggar’s Bush, Haddington road, Ballsbridge.