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Climate, People, and the Environment Program Seminar - Andrea Dutton

What Earth's past can tell us about our watery future

Event Details

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
12-1 p.m.
The greatest uncertainty in projecting the tempo and rhythm of future sea-level rise is knowing how the Antarctic ice sheet will respond to sustained warming in the atmosphere and oceans. I will describe how our ongoing research using fossil coral reefs helps to inform us about the dynamics of ice sheet retreat during past warm periods and what that means for the future of coastlines around the world. Full abstract can be found via the URL.