April 9, 2007
Library lecture features Santa Cruz 'Then & Now'
Gary Griggs, professor of Earth and planetary sciences, and architect
Deepika Shrestha Ross will talk about their recent research on the physical
evolution of the Santa Cruz coastline in a University Library Lecture on
Tuesday, April 17. Their presentation will take place at 4 p.m. in Special
Collections on the third floor of McHenry Library. Light refreshments will
Griggs and Ross will use specific examples from their new book,
Then & Now: Santa Cruz Coast, published by Arcadia Press
(see earlier story).
They will examine the scientific and cultural impact of the natural erosion
process and the effects of the changing coastline on the Santa Cruz
community between Rio Del Mar and Davenport.