Geology for Global Development

EGU15: Natural Hazards Education, Communications and Science-Policy-Practice Interface

As we approach the EGU General Assembly (12-17th April 2015), we share one particular session of interest with you – focusing on natural hazards education, communications and the interface between science-policy-practice.

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Joel is the Founder/Director of Geology for Global Development (@Geo_Dev) an organisation working to support geologists to make a sustainable contribution to the fight against global poverty. He is an interdisciplinary researcher, with a PhD in geography (natural hazards), and research interests in multi-hazard frameworks, disaster risk reduction, rural water projects, and sustainable development. This work has taken him to Chile, China, Guatemala, India, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda. Joel is currently based at the British Geological Survey, and tweets at @JoelCGill.