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North Western & North Wales New Members Paper
The North Western and North Wales branch held its annual New
Members Paper Competition and Quiz Night on 16th November at the
Peter Jost Centre, Liverpool John Moores University.
Four new members took part, each giving a 12 minute presentation
and then taking questions from the audience.
The papers were:
- The Edge Lane West highway widening scheme
Briony Harvey - Assistant Environmental Geologist from Mouchel
- CSI: Contaminated Land - Environmental forensics techniques in
David Megson - Environmental Scientist from Mouchel
- Spatial variability of suspended sediment yield in a rural
river system: the River Eden, Cumbria, UK
Dr. Carolyn Mills - Consultant Scientist - Geomorphologist from
- The precautionary principle
Simon Cole - Senior Environmental Technician from Gwynedd
The scoring was very close and the winner was David Megson. The
runner up was Briony Harvey.
David Megson receiving his prize from Alasdair Harry, Branch