31 MAY 2019 (FRI) 11:00-12:00

The implications for climate change mitigation and adaptation through the quantification and protection of Scotland’s Blue Carbon resource

Map Library, Room 10.10, 10/F, The Jockey Club Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

Professor William Austin Professor of Geography & Sustainable Development, School of Geography and Sustainable Development , University of St Andrews

About the Speaker:

William has recently completed a second term as Head of the School of Geography and Sustainable Development. He graduated with a B.Sc. (hons.) degree in Geology (with some Geography) from University College London in 1986. He also holds an M.Sc. degree (awarded 1988) in Micropalaeontology from the University of Wales, and a Ph.D. from the School of Ocean Sciences, University of Wales. He has held research fellowships from the Royal Society of London, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the UK