March 2013 Science Under the Dome
Friday, March 1st at 7:00 PM Lawrence D. Lemke, Associate Professor of Geology and Director of the Environmental Science Program at Wayne State University presented:
What's all the Fracas about Fracking?
Assessing the Risks and Benefits of Unconventional Oil and Gas Development
Professor Larry Lemke Christmas tree Drilling rig Separators
In this presentation, we will review the basics of conventional and unconventional oil and gas resources, analyze the benefits and risks of hydraulic fracturing, and examine fracking in the context of local and global environmental issues.- Larry Lemke
The Wayne State Planetarium is dedicated to the promotion of science. We are proud to feature a series of free public lectures covering modern topics in science.