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Scientist Uses Tombstones to Track Environmental Changes
This National Geographic News article discusses how a scientist uses tombstones to track environmental changes. Geomorphologist Tom Meierding visited more than 700 cemeteries and measured 15,000 tombstones to see what kind of environmental changes they might reveal.
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  • General public
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  • Text:
    • Journal article
  • Environmental science
  • Geological Sciences:
    • Geology
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Copyright 2004 National Geographic Society. All rights reserved.
DLESE Catalog ID: SERC-STARTINGPOINT-000-000-000-212
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Editor: National Geographic Society