Tuesday, March 6, 2018 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Hub (SUB II), #3, 4 & 5
Speaker: DR. TORBEN RICK
National Museum Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Abstract: The social sciences are playing an increasingly important role in helping develop strategies for addressing contemporary environmental issues, including climate change and the widespread extinction of biodiversity. This talk focuses on archaeology’s contribution to biological conservation, restoration, and sustainability, drawing on recent interdisciplinary field and laboratory research on the Chesapeake Bay.