Public Lecture | From Marsh to Atmosphere: Exploring the Carbon Story

Tuesday 18th June 2024
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Date: Tuesday 18th June 2024
Time: 18:00pm – 19:30pm 
Location: Conference Hall, Europa Point Campus

About this lecture

Join PhD Student Tasmin Griffith for an engaging public lecture on the vital role of wetlands in combating climate change! Discover how these unique ecosystems act as natural superheroes, soaking up carbon, reducing floods, and protecting our environment. Learn about the research project which is uncovering new data on how wetlands help sustain our planet. Don’t miss this opportunity to understand the incredible benefits of wetlands and how they are essential for a healthier, greener future.

About the speaker

Tasmin is a graduate from Manchester Met University and University of Exeter where she studied Physical Geography and Environmental sciences respectively, and is currently a PhD student at the University of Gibraltar with supervision from Professors at Aberystwyth University and the Director of the Gibraltar Botanical Gardens. Her PhD aims to improve our understanding of wetlands in drylands and establish their importance in relation to the regional and global carbon stock. Tasmin has been sponsored by The Parasol Foundation and works closely with The Doñana Biological Reserve, Spain.
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