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Advances in Science -- 3/4/21 Daypass -- Welcome to the Anthropocene **Rescheduled**
Note: This lecture was originally scheduled for February 18th, but due to Internet problems it has been rescheduled to March 4th. Professor Ben van der Pluijm Today’s rapid environmental change from human actions and ongoing geologic activity of our planet require that modern human society is able to prepare, absorb, respond and adapt to adverse conditions, captured by the concept of ‘Societal Resilience’. Scientific understanding of the challenges is required for meaningful action. Ben van der Pluijm is BR Clark Collegiate Professor of Geology and Professor of the Environment at the University of Michigan. His research areas are Structure/Tectonics, dealing with the geologic evolution of Earth’s crust from minerals to mountains, and Geohazards and Societal Resilience, dealing with planet-human interactions.
Event Type : Thursday Morning Lecture Series      
Category : Series 3 - Advances in Science
Date(s) : 03/04/2021
Day of Week : Thursday
Time : 10:00-11:30AM
Location : Online
Fee : $10.00
Event Status : COMPLETED