Will the Earth ‘Remember’ the Coronavirus Pandemic?

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Tree rings, ice cores and sediment deposits could record changes in pollution during the global shutdown. Kim Cobb, a paleoclimatologist at the Georgia Institute of Technology, thinks the growing mountain of plastic personal protective equipment, or PPE, that is being discarded could show up in sediment layers in waterways.

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College of Sciences

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Institute Leadership, Student and Faculty, Environment
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environment, impacts of coronavirus, pollution
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  • Created On: May 27, 2020 - 12:30pm
  • Last Updated: May 27, 2020 - 12:31pm