Tellus Border Annual Technical Seminar 2012

The Tellus Border Annual Technical Seminar took place during the Geological Survey of Ireland’s Geoscience 2012 conference in Dublin Castle, on Thursday 19th April 2012. The seminar presented highlights from the first year of the Tellus Border project including survey progress and research opportunities. Speakers from project partners, the Geological Survey of Northern Ireland, Queen’s University Belfast, Dundalk IT and project stakeholders in government and industry highlighted the importance of Tellus Border to Ireland’s economy, the environment and the agricultural sector.

Click on Tellus Border title links below to see presentation of each talk. 

 Session 1 - Tellus Border I Session 2 - Tellus Border II  
Project Overview

    Dr Marie Cowan, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland
 Keynote - Soil as a Resource - Informing Policy
Dr John O'Neill, Department of Environment, Community and Local 
Agriculture - An Industry View 
   Gerry Bird, OCAE Consultants Ltd
 Pollution Plume Modelling
    Dr Reda Amer, Queens University, Belfast
 Health - A Research View
    Dr Ulrich Ofterdinger, Queen's University, Belfast
Peat Thickness Modelling 
    Dr Antoinette Keaney, Queens University, Belfast
 Delievery on Economic Benefits
    Garth Earls, Dalradian Gold
Wetlands Management 
    Dr Alec Rolston, Dundalk Institute of Technology
   Tellus: Research Highlights and Opportunities
    Ray Scanlon, Geological Survey of Ireland
   Tellus: Contribution to Society
    Mike Young, Geological Survey of Northern Ireland