Climate & Catastrophe in the Late Ordovician: What Caused the Extinction of 70% of Species on Earth Then & Why Should We Care Now?


10:00-11:00 am    Add
2040 Valley Life Sciences Building

The Late Ordovician mass extinction 450 million years ago was one of the largest events of its kind in the history of marine life. Hear about recent work aimed at unravelling the causes of the extinction and explaining why some groups survived while others didn't, and the implications for understanding extinction dynamics in our changing world.
Seth Finnegan, Assistant Professor
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