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Dr. John Rayburn

Dr. John Rayburn will provide a lecture on “Native and Regional Glacial Historical past on the Finish of the Remaining Ice Age” as SUNY Ulster’s 2022 John Burroughs Herbal Science Lecturer on November 2 at 7 p.m. within the Captain Jack Rose Memorial Lecture Corridor (BUR 120).

For many who practice Hudson Valley historical past and geology, this lecture will supply an summary of the lengthy geologic historical past of the Hudson Valley. Learn the way a couple of thousand years in the past, right through the Pleistocene Ice Age, all the Hudson Valley was once coated with a thick sheet of glacial ice that, because the local weather started to heat, uncovered the panorama we all know and love these days. Dr. Rayburn will expose how researchers are in a position to get to the bottom of the complicated historical past of this procedure.

Dr. Rayburn is a professor within the SUNY New Paltz Geology Division, the place he focuses on geomorphology and environmental geology. His skilled analysis pursuits come with the exam of post-glacial lake sediments and the timing of deglaciation within the Hudson Valley and japanese New York.

The John Burroughs Herbal Science Lecture Sequence is known as in honor of the famend native naturalist John Burroughs and is subsidized via SUNY Ulster’s STEM (Science, Generation, Engineering and Arithmetic) Division. The sequence seeks to deliver audio system periodically to the SUNY Ulster campus, providing unfastened lectures to the educational neighborhood and most people on subjects of passion within the herbal sciences.

The lecture is unfastened and open to the general public. There will likely be a check-in desk out of doors of Burroughs 120. For more info, touch Steven Schimmrich at or (845) 687-7683.