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British Diatom Meeting 2013

Organisers: Phil Barker, Megan Webb, Maria Snell and Rosie Law

Fri 25 - Sun 27 October 2013
Blencathra Field Centre - Keswick

This year the meeting is to be held at Blencathra Field Centre situated in the picturesque surroundings of the Lake District, running from dinner on Friday 25th October until lunch on Sunday 27th October. Please join us for a weekend of diatom talks, posters, collecting and identifying.

The cost per person is £150 and includes 2 nights accommodation and all meals from dinner Friday to lunch Sunday. A discount will be given to postgraduate students after the event.


Located in the North Lakes the Blencathra Field Centre is positioned on the side of Blencathra Mountain near Keswick. Only 20 minutes from junction 40 on the M6 and Penrith train station.

Further details about the venue and its surroundings can be found at:

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Talks and Posters

We encourage all participants to offer either a talk or poster. This is a great opportunity for postgraduate students to present their work. Please send titles to Megan Webb at:

We look forward to seeing you there!

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