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Rob Van der Voo Lecture: Some Observations on the Evolution of the Earth System: Plate Tectonics, Paleogeography, Paleoclimate, and Paleobiogeography

Chris Scotese, Northwestern
Friday, November 6, 2020
3:30-4:30 PM
Zoom Meeting ID: 98989652032
We'll discuss:
•The Earth System:  Plate Tectonics, Land, Air, Sea, Climate, Ice, & Life
•Earth System Connections (~ 24 important linkages)
•Change Through Time: Plate Tectonic Animation, Paleogeographic Animation, Rainfall Animation, Temperature Animation
•Icehouse to Hothouse Transitions
•Global Warming the Next 300 Years
•How has the Earth changed through time?
•How have changes in each Earth System affected the other Earth Systems
•Can we build a computer model that describes these changes and interactions? (Earth System Model)
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Off Campus Location
Event Link:
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Lecture
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Earth and Environmental Sciences