urban strata and the future remnants of the Anthropocene

In Leaving our mark: What will be left of our cities?, Andrew Luck-Baker, from the BBC’s Radio Science Unit, explores the legacy, contemporary humans will leave in the rocks of the future.

Three choice quotes include: “the new geological strata that we’re making“, “‘fossilised’ remains of our cities” and “discrete chunks of buildings and city substructures have a reasonable chance of burial and entrapment in the sedimentary record“.

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