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Prof. Erle Ellis: Should the Anthropocene be recognised as an official subdivision of geological time?

Wanneer:wo 06-07-2022 13:30 - 17:00
Waar:Van Leeuwenzaal, Academy Building Broerstraat 5 Groningen

On Wednesday 6 July we are hosting a session with two members of the Anthropocene Working Group as part of the Summer School 'Welcome to the Anthropocene!' Will Homo sapiens leave a geological mark? Should the Anthropocene be recognised as an official subdivision of geological time?

Prof. Erle Ellis is a professor of Geography and Environmental Systems at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He is an influential environmental scientist who has published about the causes and consequences of long-term ecological changes caused by humans at local to global scales.

Emer prof. Jan Zalasiewicz is Emeritus Professor of Palaeobiology at the University of Leicester and a member of the Anthropocene Working group.

Sign up: sustainablesociety@rug.nl

Limited number of seats available.

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