12: Popular Paleolimnology

“Trees cause more pollution than automobiles do” – Ronald Reagan

In episode 12 of Core Ideas, we continue Into the Weeds of paleolimnology by exploring its entrance into public consciousness. We discuss how popular media covered major environmental topics …

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08: Computational Time

“With great power, comes great responsibility” – Benjamin Parker

The second episode of our Into the Weeds podcast arc is about how computing advances of the late 1970s and early 1980s were critical to the development of paleolimnology. The increased …

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06: Reconstructions Deconstructed

“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts” – Albert Einstein

In this episode of the Core Ideas podcast, we conclude our introduction to paleolimnology with a discussion of how lake sediments are …

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05: Lack of Chemistry

“One thing that you can’t fake is chemistry”  – Blake Shelton

In this installment of the Core Ideas podcast, our introduction to paleolimnology continues with a discussion about some physical and chemical indicators that can preserve in lake sediments. As …

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03: Dating Struggles

“Time flies over us, but leaves its shadow behind” – Nathaniel Hawthorne

In the third episode of the Core Ideas podcast, Adam and Josh examine their dating struggles… with sediment cores! Specifically, the techniques used in paleolimnology to determine sediment …

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