Field Work in the Life and Earth Sciences

The Linnean Society of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, W1J 0BF, United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7434 4479 EXT 211

DAY MEETING 09:30–18:00 Tuesday 7 November 2017

This meeting will bring together field work practitioners across a variety of disciplines in the life and earth sciences, presenting their first hand experiences. They will demonstrate the continuing importance of field work in advancing our knowledge of our planet, discuss ethical issues on specimen collecting, and how advances in modern technology have facilitated acquisition of field data for biodiversity conservation and better understanding of climate change.


The Percy Sladen Memorial Fund

Transposing Technique: From Scotland to South America | E Geoffrey Hancock

The Crucial Role of Fieldwork in Investigating the Fossil Record of the Earliest Animals | Alex Liu

Plant collecting and data gathering past and present in the Sino-Himalayan region| Mark F. Watson


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