Maarten Kleinhans, professor of river and delta biogeomorphology at Utrecht University and currently at NIAS, will elaborate on his project "Pillars of the Earth Sciences: explanation and scientific understanding."
How do the earth and planetary sciences explain phenomena in the world compared to other sciences? What role does understanding by scientists and students play in explanation?
About NIAS Seminars
NIAS Seminars are aimed to stimulate scientific cross-pollination within the NIAS academic community. Attendance is by invitation only.