Dr Chris Pearson Invited to Celebrate Mt Everest Ascent in London

  • 27 May 2019

Dr Chris Pearson Invited to Celebrate Mt Everest Ascent in London

Dr Chris Pearson, from the Surveying School, University of Otago and Chair of S+S NZ's National Technical Committee has been invited to the celebrate Sagarmatha Day in the British Embassy on May 29. The annual day celebrates the ascent of the summit by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay in 1953.

Dr Pearson led New Zealand's involvement in surveying projects in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake struck the country, killing almost 9000 people. He is the Chair of Survey and Spatial's National Technical Committee.

Read the full Otago Daily Times article:

https://www.odt.co.nz/news/dunedin/kiwi-academic-has-part-remeasuring-height-mt-everest