Anthropocene

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Description

Crawford Lake, a small body of water in Ontario, Canada, is being put forward as the location that best records humanity's impacts on Earth.

Period11 Jul 2023

Media contributions

2

Media contributions

  • TitleAnthropocene
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC News at 6
    Media typeTelevision
    Duration/Length/Size3:34 minutes
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/07/23
    DescriptionFilming on coring bog sediments at Munsley Bog (Godshill, Isle of Wight), comment given on last Pleistocene-Holocene transition and the introduction of the new Anthropocene epoch.
    Producer/AuthorBBC team (Rebecca Morelle, Alison Francis, Jon Amos, Kevin Church)
    PersonsSabine Wulf, Eve Horsfall, Robert Scaife
  • TitleThe Anthropocene: Canadian lake mud 'symbolic of human changes to Earth'
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC News
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/07/23
    DescriptionCrawford Lake, a small body of water in Ontario, Canada, is being put forward as the location that best records humanity's impacts on Earth.

    Scientists are trying to define a new geological time period to recognise the changes we've made to the planet, and Crawford is their model example.
    Producer/AuthorJon Amos (BBC)
    URLhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-66132769
    PersonsSabine Wulf

Keywords

  • Anthropocene
  • Munsley Bog
  • Pleistocene-Holocene transition