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Thursday, November 16, 2017 — 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EST

The Paul Karrow Lecture Series

Join us on Thursday November 16th for the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences annual Paul Karrow Lecture Series!

Paul F. Karrow is distinguished Professor Emeritus, Quaternary Geology. He is one of the founding members and first chair of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of Waterloo.  This lecture series is related to soft rock geology.

2017 Paul Karrow Lecture Series:

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This years lecturer is Dr. Matthew Lamanna. He is Assistant Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology at Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Lamanna's research focuses on dinosaurs, birds, and crocodilians that lived during the Cretaceous Period—the third and final time period of the Mesozoic Era, or Age of Dinosaurs.
 

“New Fossil Discoveries from the End of the Age of Dinosaurs in Antarctica”

Dino helicopterThis evening talk will be held in EIT 1015 from 7:30- 8:30 pm. It details the discoveries of Dr. Lamanna's project in Antarctica, the Antarctic Peninsula Paleontology Project (see http://antarcticdinos.org).

Included are photos and videos that detail the experience of collecting fossils in this remote, inhospitable environment. Dr. Lamanna will also show a new short film, Expedition Antarctica during the talk.

This lecture is free and open to the public. 

Register here at: ticketfi.com

Location 
EIT - Centre for Environmental and Information Technology
1015
200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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