April 20, 2012
Day II, Session II


Kate Freeman
Penn State University
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Graduate Student
Other Speakers
Sarah Feakins, University S. California

From fossil teeth to carbon traces of plants in the soil, scientists are studying how changes in climate may have influenced early human evolution in Africa. Researchers from around the world gathered for a symposium at Columbia's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory on April 19-20, 2012. The workshop was organized by Peter deMenocal, a marine geologist at Lamont-Doherty and chairman of Columbia's Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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