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The Green Lecture: Getting information from noise

The Green Lecture: Getting information from noise
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22 May 2019 6pm

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Business School Western Lecture Theatre

University of Leeds, 128 Belle Vue Road, Leeds, LS3 1HF

This free public lecture will explain how scientists can use apparently chaotic noise to understand how the Earth works and how to make sure human structures like dams can be kept safe.  It is suitable for anyone interested in our planet.

The 2019 University of Leeds Green Lecture is given by Prof Roel Snieder, one of the world's foremost experts in using ground vibrations to study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes, to dams and buildings.

The lecture is followed by a complementary drinks reception.

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Wheelchair Access

Accessibility information: Entry is via the rear of the lecture theatre where there is level access into the room. There are waiting spaces for wheelchairs and height adjustable desks, which can be manoeuvred into place. Seating is tiered and fixed and there are no arm rests on the chairs. An infra red assistive listening system is fitted in this room. To use this facility an IR receiver is needed. If you have a receiver, you can sit anywhere in the room where you have a clear view of the presenter. Accessibility directions: Go past the business school on the outside of the building (building on your left), go down the path (on Moorland Road), turn into the main car park on the left, go across the car park to the building at the far corner. The lecture theatre is through the doors ahead.

Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics, School of Earth and Environment, University of Leeds
Free
  • Wheelchair access
  • Discussion
  • Talk
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