Upcoming Dahlonega Science Cafes

Science Cafes take place monthly on Monday nights at the Bourbon Street Grille in downtown Dahlonega, unless otherwise stated.

May 13, 2024

7 p.m.


Of Mice and Mammoths

Dr. Patterson

What were the ecosystems like on the Georgia coast 60,000 years ago?

Dr. Patterson is interested in the relationship between ecosystem change and mammalian evolution. He uses a variety of methods including traditional paleontological analyses, stable isotope geochemistry, and ecometrics. He has active field and laboratory projects focusing on North American and African mammals ranging from the early Pleistocene to the modern.