The Anthropocene – Age of Mankind In 2000

DGF Meeting Feb 10th Geological Museum,

The Anthropocene – Age of Mankind In 2000

Nobel Prize laureate Paul Crutzen argued that the Anthropocene should be added as the present epoch on the Geological Time Scale. Since then, the concept of the Anthropocene has spread widely.

17:00-17:15. Kurt H. Kjær, SNM: Intro

17:15-17:45. Katherine Richardson, SNM: Planetary Boundaries in the Anthropocene

17:45-18:15. Philip L. Gibbard, University of Cambridge: The Anthropocene: a formal stratigraphical unit, an informal concept, or an interval of Holocene time?

18:15. Discussion Refreshments

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