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Science Cafe: A Glacial Legacy

The Sound of Ideas
Monday, March 8, 2010 at 9:00 am
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We often take the landscape for granted, but have you ever wondered, say, where Lake Erie actually comes from? Or why the Cuyahoga River nearly makes a 180 degree turn in Akron? To find the answer you have two choices: go back in time about 14-thousand years and watch a glacier, or tune in Monday morning at 9. A local geology professor joins host Dan Moulthrop for a Science Cafe explaining such mysteries as what put the ridge in Center Ridge Road and why we owe our settlement patterns to a glacier named for the state of Wisconsin.

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Dr. John Szabo, Professor of Pleistocene Studies, Geomorphology, Environmental Geology, Groundwater Hydrology, University of Akron

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