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We Learn About UF's Thompson Earth Systems Institute


We'll meet Dr. Bruce MacFadden, he is the first director of the University of Florida’s Thompson Earth Systems Institute which was launched Dr. MacFadden, a distinguished curator in vertebrate paleontology who has done work across the globe, directs the new institute in its effort to increase public knowledge on the earth’s natural systems. By using current research, the Thompson Earth Systems Institute aims to explain just how the systems work and how they interconnect.

The UF College of Liberal Arts will host an event called “Florida’s Gulf - Past, Present and Future”on Thursday, March 28 at the IMAG History and Science Center where a Thompson Earth Systems Institute fellow will speak. Dr. MacFadden joins us in the studio to give us a taste of how the institute employs research to help people learn about earth’s systems.