Importance of understanding atmospheric CO2 and climate history
This session will review climate and atmospheric CO2 changes over Earth’s past 500 million years, the tools we use to identify these changes and the implications of past changes for Earth’s future.
This is the second Saturday climate change lecture with Suzanne O’Connell Each presentation will build upon previous presentations, but should be understandable as a stand-alone session.
Suzanne O’Connell is a professor of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Wesleyan University and researches paleoclimate. She is the recipient of the Association for Women Geoscientists Outstanding Educator Award, and author/co-author of over 100 refereed science publications, primarily focused on paleoclimate research and gender equity.