ESP Biography

EVA BARANSKY, Barnard senior majoring in Biochemistry

Major: Biochemistry

College/Employer: Columbia University

Year of Graduation: 2017

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Past Classes

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S428: Volcanoes and Mass Extinctions: Connecting the Greatest Mass Extinction to the Largest Flood Basalt in Splash Fall 2016 (Nov. 05, 2016)
How has the Permian extinction, the greatest mass extinction known to date, gone without definitive explanation for 252 million years? This course will explore the theories behind this elusive catastrophe and focus in on a promising culprit, the Siberian Flood Basalts. By connecting these two extreme scientific entities, we will exam how a volcanic system could have caused such an event and how scientists are piecing together this incredible story.