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2020-2021 Catalog

FYS 072 Ice Age

"The Ice Age!" Was it a unique episode of glacial expansion or one of many? Are continental ice sheets a thing of the past or are we living in an interglacial episode? Is John Snow referring to a new ice age when he warns that, "winter is coming?" What was the "Little Ice Age?" Why was there an Ice Age? Did saber-toothed cats roam the landscape? How does the Ice Age continue to affect the human experience?