Clive Oppenheimer

Born in May 28th, 1964

Clive Oppenheimer Biography

Clive Oppenheimer is a professor of volcanology at the University of Cambridge, with wide interests spanning volcanic processes, hazards and impacts, geoarchaeology, and cultural heritage. He has participated in over 30 film and TV productions in assorted roles, including as narrator, presenter, cinematographer, and director. He made 13 research trips to Antarctica.

He received the Leif Erikson Award for a lifetime achievement in exploration in 2018, and the Royal Geographical Society’s Murchison Award for publications enhancing the understanding of volcanic processes and impacts in 2005. He is the author of 'Eruptions That Shook the World', which inspired 'Into the Inferno' (2016), his prior film with Werner Herzog.

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