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Publication Date

Fall 9-26-2017

Quick Facts

  • Boyer and two environmental science majors, Tim Swartz and Ty Robbins, took a 13-day trip in June to Utah and Nevada to collect rock samples on federal lands believed to have been the site of mass extinctions.
  • The Winthrop study focuses on comparing the biological and chemical signs before, during and after the extinctions to better understand what caused them.