Domack Presents at Lunar and Planetary Institute
Lecture Followed by Presentation at University of Houston
By Vige Barrie
February 26, 2011
Eugene Domack, the J. W. Johnson Family Professor of Environmental Studies, presented A Chemotrophic Ecosystem beneath an Antarctic Ice Shelf: Discovery and Demise following Ice Shelf Collapse to a team of scientists at the Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) on Thursday, Feb. 24. LPI is a NASA-funded institute in Houston, Texas, devoted to studying the solar system and sharing the excitement of space exploration with the public. In the evening, Domack presented a public lecture titled Earth's Dynamic Climate Part 1:Icehouse to Greenhouse Transitions in Earth History: Lessons from Deep Time to Recent for the public as part of the LPI Lecture Series titled Cosmic Explorations.
On Friday, Feb. 25, Domack also visited the University of Houston where he presented Icehouse to Greenhouse Transitions in Earth History: Lessons from Deep Time to Recent to an audience of sedimentology and stratigraphy graduate students and faculty members.