Science and Mathematics

The Evolution of the Earth System: Mapping Tectonic, Geographic, Climatic, and Biogeographic Change in the Era of Big Data

April 2, 2020 at 4:00pm5:00pm

Heroy Geology Laboratory, 113

The Department of Earth Sciences presents the K.D. Nelson Lecture Series featuring guest speaker, Christopher Scotese, from Northwestern University.

Professor Scotese retired from teaching at the University of Texas, Arlington, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences in 2013.  He is now a Research Associate at the Field Museum of Natural History and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Northwestern University.  He continues to collaborate with several research groups on topics concerning the history of the Earth System, but his main focus is a book entitled: “Earth History, the Evolution of the Earth System”. He is the coauthor of more than 100 scientific publications, and his maps and animations have been used in numerous geological textbooks, scientific research papers, and are on display in museums worldwide.

This event was first published on January 27, 2020 and last updated on February 3, 2020.


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