November 11, 2011
Holocene Climate and Life in North Africa


Earth and Environmental Sciences

This lecture is part of the The Earth Science Colloquium video series. The Earth Science Colloquium Series is sponsored by the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the Columbia University Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences (DEES). This series provides a lively forum for discussing a wide variety of topics within the earth sciences and related fields. Colloquia are attended by the full range of scientific and technical staff at LDEO.

Peter deMenocal is a Lamont Research Professor, a marine geologist and geochemist who uses stable isotopic and trace metal analyses of microfossil shells (foraminifera) to understand how and why past climates have changed.