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Geology of mankind

Geology of mankind concepts The Anthropocene The Anthropocene could be said to referring to the “anthropozoic era”. And have started in the late eighteenth Paul J. Crutzen in 1926, V. I. Vernadsky acknowledged century, when analyses of air trapped or the past three centuries, the effects the increasing impact of mankind: “The of humans on the global environment direction in which the processes of evolution in polar ice showed the beginning of must proceed, namely towards increasing Fhave escalated. Because of these anthro- growing global concentrations of pogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, global consciousness and thought, and forms carbon dioxide and methane. climate may depart significantly from having greater and greater influence on their natural behaviour for many millennia to surroundings.” Teilhard de Chardin and come. It seems appropriate to assign the Vernadsky used the term ‘noösphere’ — the ozone-destroying properties of the halo- term ‘Anthropocene’ to the present, in many ‘world of thought’ — to mark the growing gens have been studied since the mid-1970s. ways human-dominated, geological epoch, role of human brain-power in shaping its If it had turned out that chlorine behaved supplementing the Holocene — the warm own future and environment. chemically like bromine, the ozone hole period http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Nature Springer Journals

Geology of mankind

Nature , Volume 415 (6867) – Jan 3, 2002

Geology of mankind

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concepts The Anthropocene The Anthropocene could be said to referring to the “anthropozoic era”. And have started in the late eighteenth Paul J. Crutzen in 1926, V. I. Vernadsky acknowledged century, when analyses of air trapped or the past three centuries, the effects the increasing impact of mankind: “The of humans on the global environment direction in which the processes of evolution in polar ice showed the beginning of must proceed, namely towards increasing Fhave...
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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2002 by Nature Publishing Group
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Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, Humanities and Social Sciences, multidisciplinary; Science, multidisciplinary
ISSN
0028-0836
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1476-4687
DOI
10.1038/415023a
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Abstract

concepts The Anthropocene The Anthropocene could be said to referring to the “anthropozoic era”. And have started in the late eighteenth Paul J. Crutzen in 1926, V. I. Vernadsky acknowledged century, when analyses of air trapped or the past three centuries, the effects the increasing impact of mankind: “The of humans on the global environment direction in which the processes of evolution in polar ice showed the beginning of must proceed, namely towards increasing Fhave escalated. Because of these anthro- growing global concentrations of pogenic emissions of carbon dioxide, global consciousness and thought, and forms carbon dioxide and methane. climate may depart significantly from having greater and greater influence on their natural behaviour for many millennia to surroundings.” Teilhard de Chardin and come. It seems appropriate to assign the Vernadsky used the term ‘noösphere’ — the ozone-destroying properties of the halo- term ‘Anthropocene’ to the present, in many ‘world of thought’ — to mark the growing gens have been studied since the mid-1970s. ways human-dominated, geological epoch, role of human brain-power in shaping its If it had turned out that chlorine behaved supplementing the Holocene — the warm own future and environment. chemically like bromine, the ozone hole period

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Published: Jan 3, 2002

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