Science Journey: "Snowballs in the Desert: Studying Climate Transitions in Earth's Deep Past"

Friday, January 15, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
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Dustin Morris, Graduate Student, Geological and Planetary Sciences, Caltech,
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How does Earth's climate really work? Why does the climate change, and what does CO2 have to do with it? What are the extreme limits of Earth's climate?

This program will include a discussion of how geologists unravel the climate history of our planet and how that helps us respond to climate change today.

Caltech graduate student Dustin Morris will explain how Earth's climate functions and how it was pushed to the extreme millions of years ago during a time known as "Snowball Earth."

This online event is free, but reservations are required.

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About the Series

Science Journeys online programs are recommended for grades 8 and up, but everyone is welcome to attend. All events are held on Friday mornings at 10:00 a.m. Pacific Time.Programs are FREE through the generosity of the Friends of Beckman Auditorium, but reservations are required.
For more information, please contact Mary Herrera by email at mhh@caltech.edu.