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Dr Andrew Glikson is an Earth and Paleo-climate Scientist, Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Research School of Earth Science, the School of Archaeology and Anthropology, and the Planetary Science Institute, and a member of the ANU Climate Change Institute.

He graduated from The University of Western Australia, was a Principal Research Scientist with the Australian Geological Survey organization (now Geoscience Australia), conducted extensive geological surveys in central and western Australia, studied the evolution of the early Earth crust, the effects of asteroid and comet impacts on the Earth with reference to mass extinction of species, and the inter-relationships between human evolution and the atmosphere. He has an impact crater and an asteroid named after him by Eugene Shoemaker, late head of the United States Astrogeology Branch of the US Geological Survey.

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