Climate Change Peeling Back Earth’s History
Jeff Fox, Geologist: Climate History
Sunday, August 20th
Buck Hill Falls Tennis Tea
Cocktails 5:30 p.m., Presentation 6:00 p.m
The international scientific Ocean Drilling Program (ODP), supported by a collaboration of more than 20 countries, harvests the record of Earth’s history that is written with great clarity in the rocks and sediments of the global ocean floor. By deciphering this record, scientists have peeled back the pages of Earth’s history over the last 80 million years. Fox, who served for 13 years as Director of Science Operations for ODP, will discuss two major aspects of our planet’s history: a record of the last days of the large reptiles 65 million years ago, and the history of our planet’s climate.