Discover Science Lecture Series—Karl Karlstrom on the Grand Canyon—November 19

Karlstrom microscope_300Discover Science Lecture Series

When: Thursday, November 19 at 7:00 p.m.
Where: Redfield Auditorium, Davidson Mathematics & Science Center

Grand Canyon expert Karl Karlstrom to talk on origins of natural wonder of world:
Next speaker in the Discover Science Lecture Series at University of Nevada, Reno
Nevada Today, 10/27/2015 – by Mike Wolterbeek

“Professor Karl Karlstrom has spent a lifetime studying rocks, including the 225-mile long natural wonder of the world, the Grand Canyon. His lecture will be about the 140-year long debate about the origin and age of the mile-deep canyon with its billions of years of geologic history exposed by the Colorado River. Karlstrom is on the faculty at the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at the University of New Mexico and is a foremost expert on the geologic evolution of the Grand Canyon.”

Karlstrom named UNM’s 60th Annual Research Lecturer:
Annual award one of highest honors bestowed on faculty
UNM Newsroom, 4/6/2015 – by Steve Carr

 “Dr. Karl Karlstrom has spent a lifetime studying rocks. A professor of geology in University of New Mexico’s Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (E&PS), Karlstrom has carved out an impressive academic career conducting research on rocks at one of the world’s most famous laboratories in one of the most fascinating places – the Grand Canyon.”

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