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Special Seminar in Paleobiology and Geobiology: Shen Shuzhong, Nanjing Institute of Paleontology

Shuzhong Shen is Director of the State Key Laboratory of Palaeobiology & Stratigraphy at the Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, Chinese Academy of Sciences. An expert on the taxonomy and evolution of Carboniferous and Permian (360-250 million years ago) brachiopods, he has conducted field research in China, Russia, Japan and Australia. Over the past decade, he has led the effort in China to develop an integrated, high resolution record of biological and environmental change before, during, and after the end-Permian mass extinction, the greatest catastrophe in the history of animal life.

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 13:15
Geocorner 205
Event Sponsor: 
Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences