Thure E. Cerling lecture

DateNovember 21, 2014
Time3:00 - 5:00 pm
LocationBaylor Sciences Building, Room E-321
DescriptionDr. Thure E. Cerling is a Distinguished Professor of Biology and a Distinguished Professor of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Utah. On Nov. 21, he will present a lecture titled "Exploring the Environmental Context of Human Evolution in East Africa." The lecture is free and open to the public. A member of the National Academy of Science, Dr. Cerling's work primarily concerns the use of isotopes to study biological and geological processes occurring near the Earth’s surface. These studies include cosmic-ray produced isotopes to study geomorphology, chemistry of lakes and lake sediments, stable isotope studies of diet and of soils, isotope forensics and studies of early hominin environments in Africa. He served for nine years on the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board.
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PublisherCollege of Arts & Sciences
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