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Science Cafe: Hurricanes, Climate Change, and Columbus

Posted Monday, October 12, 2009

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A lake bottom is more than rock and muck. Lakes change water temperature and chemistry seasonally. Organisms like snails and crustaceans and the sediment they die in record changing conditions and reveal a lot about the hypothetical connections between hurricanes and climate change. Monday morning at 9:00, join ideastream® host Dan Moulthrop to find out how geologists and paleontologists can predict the weather around the world from reading a lake bottom in paradise.

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The research vessel is a retrofitted catamaran. If you've got to do field work, this looks like the field to do it in. These microorganisms, also known as ostracodes, are found in the lake bottom This is what a core sample actually looks like--it's about two meters long.

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Dr. Lisa Park Department of Geology and Environmental Sciences, University of Akron
Andrew Michelson, PhD Student of Integrated Bioscience, University of Akron

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Check out more Science Cafe Cleveland topics. Next month: Drug Delivery.
Science Cafe Cleveland is the second Monday of every month at the Great Lakes Brewing Company. Drinks start at 6:30pm and the discussion is at 7pm.

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