Sweeney will speak at library Nov. 13

Mark Sweeney, associate professor in the Earth Sciences Department at the University of South Dakota, will be the guest speaker for the November Live and Learn Series at the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library.

His talk, “A Geological Excursion to China: History Recorded in Dust” will focus on his recent research in China, the geology and issues related to the loess covered area where his research is centered.

This loess was once used to build the terracotta army Qin Shi Huang, the first Emperor of China. The talk will be held Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 7 p.m. in the Kozak Room of the Edith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public Library. The library is located at 18 Church Street in Vermillion.

For more information call (605) 677-7060.

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