Splash 2020: Canceled due to COVID-19


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HANNAH DION-KIRSCHNER, NU 2018 graduate in Earth Science




College: Northwestern University

Major: Earth Science, music performance

Year of Graduation: 2018

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Hannah recently graduated from Northwestern University, earning bachelor's degrees in earth science and music performance. During her time at Northwestern she took part in a project to reconstruct Greenland's climate over thousands of years, and to try to better iron out the kinks in how we reconstruct Earth's past. She can't wait to start working toward her Ph.D. at Caltech in the fall!



Past Classes

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S450: Geo Detectives: How do we know about Earth’s past? in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
One of the most important ways we can predict Earth’s future is by looking at the past. But how do we know what climate, biology, and the environment were like for the Earth’s 4-billion year history, when human records only go back a few thousand years? This class will examine a few ways that scientists understand Earth’s history.