Episode 20 - Being Better Earthlings with Marcia Bjornerud
Jul 10th, 2022 by marioveen
Marcia Bjornerud is Professor of Geology and Environmental Studies at Lawrence University in Appleton. Her research focuses on the physics of earthquakes and mountain-building, and she combines field-based studies of bedrock geology with quantitative models of rock mechanics. Marcia was named Outstanding Educator in 2011 by the Association of Women Geoscientists. She is the author of Reading the Rocks: The Autobiography of the Earth, Timefulness: How thinking like a geologist can help save the world and a contributing writer to The New Yorker’s science and technology blog, “Elements”. Her most recent book is called Geopedia: A Cabinet of Geologic Curiosities.
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