The 2017 Ineson Lecture was held at the Geological Society, London on 25 October. The theme of this year’s meeting was Africa, Groundwater and the Sustainable Development Goals.
On this page you can find resources relating to the meeting: the programme; slides from the speakers’ presentations; and posters.
The Twitter hashtag was #Ineson2017 – look back at some of the tweets from the meeting.
Look back at the programme, with speaker biographies and poster abstracts.
Slides from the speakers’ presentations:
- Dr Callist Tindimugaya, Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda. Ineson Lecturer 2017. Africa, Groundwater and Sustainable Development Goals.
- Guy Howard, DFID. Groundwater research into policy within the context of Africa & the SDGs.
- Brighid Ó Dochartaigh, BGS. Groundwater data in Africa.
- Richard Taylor, UCL. Groundwater & climate in Africa: preliminary evidence from The Chronicles Consortium.
- Dan Lapworth, BGS. Urban groundwater & groundwater quality in Africa.
- Quinn et al. An analysis of the hydrogeological performance of sand dams in southeastern Kenya.
- Ouedrago et al. Time dynamic modelling of groundwater vulnerability at the African scale.
- Sorensen. Tryptophan-like fluorescence: an effective real-time indicator of faecal contamination in drinking water.
- Nowikci et al. Illuminating microbial contamination risk: how fluorimetry can improve groundwater assessment in low-resource contexts.
- Oiro et al. Climate change and anthropogenic activities imprints in groundwater resource transformation of Nairobi aquifer system (Kenya).
- Walker et al. The resilience of shallow groundwater resources in Dangila woreda, northwest Ethiopia, to climate variability, increasing abstraction and land use change. *Winner of the Early Career Hydrogeologists’ Network Best Poster Award at the 44th IAH Congress*
- Upton et al. Understanding risks and resilience of private boreholes in Lagos, Nigeria.
- Kelly. Mulanje Mission Hospital, Malawi, Water Supply Resilience. To drill or not to drill, that is the question.
- Fletcher. Determining the Hydraulic Behaviour of a Greenschist Metasediment Aquifer, Malaysia. *Winner of the IAH British John Day Bursary Award 2017*
- Ward et al. Rapid detection of pathogens in drinking water supplies in rural Malawi – preliminary results.