Department of Geography and Environmental Systems

Bringing Social, Information, and Natural Sciences together to Understand Human Transformation of Earth

Dr. Earle Ellis, UMBC

12:00-1:00pm Wednesday, 25 September 2019, ITE 229

The principal investigator of a UMBC-led “massively collaborative” project published in Science Magazine will describe how archaeologists, geographers, and information science came together to show that human societies began transforming earth thousands of years earlier than known by earth scientists; evidence for an earlier anthropocene.