Conflicting Narratives in Geology: The Current Debate Surrounding the Beginning of the Anthropocene Epoch
Germanna Community College
Geologists currently debate the addition a new Epoch of geologic time called the Anthropocene. The Anthropocene is characterized by changes in the lithosphere resulting directly from human activity. This paper analyses the arguments in favor of and against the Anthropocene as well as the conflicting narratives concerning the beginning and scope of the Anthropocene.
Mitchell, Carter, "Conflicting Narratives in Geology: The Current Debate Surrounding the Beginning of the Anthropocene Epoch" (2022). Student Writing. 52.
American Politics Commons, Environmental Sciences Commons, Geology Commons, Stratigraphy Commons
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Author: Carter Mitchell
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