Welcome to the Anthropocene epoch!

For a long time, geologists have wondered what trace the human race would leave in the geological record. The period is now being called the Anthropocene:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/7223663.stm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthropocene

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Famous Geologists: Roderick Impey Murchison

Murchison was a powerful man in early British geology. He created the Silurian system:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roderick_Murchison

What is Geology?

Geology is the science of the Earth and increasingly other planets as well. Find out more here:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology