Public Lecture Series with Dr Alistair Clulow | LIGHTNING – IT’S ELECTRIFYING!
You are cordially invited to a monthly online Public Lecture series: What do Scientists Do? A Look Inside the Ivory Tower.
The next talk in the series is as follows:
Dr Alistair Clulow: LIGHTNING – IT’S ELECTRICYING!
ALISTAIR CLULOW is a senior lecturer and Agrometeorologist at UKZN. He worked for the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) for eight years before joining UKZN to complete his PhD in Hydrology… and never left! Dr Clulow thrives on the diverse nature of Agrometeorology with links to the disciplines of Hydrology, Soil Science, Horticulture, Forestry, Crop Science and Grassland Science. His current C2 NRF rating is an indication of his research starting to have international recognition. He lectures undergraduate students and thoroughly enjoys supervising his numerous MSc and PhD students. He is involved in a number of projects with a focus on crop water use studies. His research interests include real time weather and environmental monitoring systems and data collection; surface radiation and energy balance measurement; water vapour and carbon dioxide flux measurement including soil respiration; sap flow measurement; catchment water-balance monitoring and land-use change; lightning detection; and adverse weather and warning systems.