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Heureka dedicated to the Anthropocene debate

The science journal of the Falter Publishing Company deals with the Anthropocene. Among other experts, an interview with Michael Wagreich on the significance of the term Anthropocene as a unit of the Geological Time Scale is presented.

A first decision on the significance and formal definition on the Anthropocene as an epoch in Earth history will be drawn in August at the 35th International Geological Congress, Cape Town, South Africa. Michael Wagreich is one of the members of the Anthropocene Working Group of the International Stratigraphic Commission which gathers together arguments pro and contra a stratigraphic definition of the term.


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