Wheaton College, Buyse Lecture Hall

430 Howard Street

United States

Fire and Ice: Geological Controls on the Development of the Antarctic Ice Sheet

Thursday, September 12, 2013, 3:15 – 4:15pm

Meyer Science Center 145 Buyse Lecture Hall

The Geology Department at Wheaton College is hosting a lecture session with Doug Wiens at 3:15 p.m. Thursday, September 12.

Wiens, a 1980 graduate of Wheaton College, will speak on his research and experience in Antarctica.

Wiens is a Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis and is an expert in seismology. He conducts research around the world and is currently leading the seismology component of the National Science Foundation’s international effort to map and analyze remote parts of Antarctica.

This lecture is sponsored by the Geology Department at Wheaton College. Free and open to the public, it will be held in room 145 of the Science Center, located at 430 Howard Street in Wheaton. For more information, call 630.752.5063.

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