Episode 20 - Being Better Earthlings with Marcia Bjornerud

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 EarthTimefulness: 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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