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Pinpointing the Origins of the Anthropocene

Tim Patterson is helping pinpoint the Anthropocene’s origins. At the International Union for Quaternary Research conference in Dublin, Ireland next July, the Professor of Geology will make the case that Ontario’s Crawford Lake should be the Global Boundary Strategy Section and Type for this new era.