Thursday, October 29, 2020

Polar Geologist Discusses Climate Change At Dickinson College Livestream Event Nov. 18

Polar geologist and Northwestern University Professor
Yarrow Axford will discuss climate change in arctic and alpine environments during a livestream lecture from Dickinson College on November 18 starting at 7:00 p.m.

 Axford’s talk is entitled, “Arctic Meltdown? A Polar Geologist’s Long-Term Perspective on Climate Change.” 

Axford, an associate professor in Northwestern’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, studies climate and environmental change in the sediments and fossils of ancient lakes. 

Click Here to watch a video about Axford’s research.

She is the 16th honoree to deliver Dickinson’s annual Potter Lecture, which presents an opportunity for students to meet and engage established scientists for discussions about their research, career paths, graduate school and career opportunities. 

The lecture series was established by alumni, colleagues and friends of the Earth Sciences Department in 2004 in honor of Emeritus Professor Noel Potter.

The public is invited to view the livestream.

[Posted: October 29, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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