Dr. Andrew Goudie Lecture

Dr. Andrew Goudie
Master, St. Cross College
Oxford University

will be addressing the Vancouver Institute on January 22, 2011 at 8:15 p.m., Lecture Hall No. 2 in the Woodward Instructional Resources Centre, University of British Columbia.


Desert Dust and the World’s Environments


Dr. Goudie’s main research interests include the geomorphology of deserts, climate change, environmental archaeology and the impact of humans on the environment. He has worked extensively in southern Africa (South Africa, Botswana, Swaziland and Namibia) and the Middle East, including Oman, Jordan, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates. As a distinguished physical geographer he has been awarded numerous distinctions including the Founder’s Medal of the Royal Geographical Society in 1991, and the Geological Society of America’s Farouk El-Baz Prize for desert research in 2007.