Close up photo of an Emperor penguin looking off to the distance surrounded by a warm blue background

From Penguins to Plankton: The Dramatic Impacts of Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
5:00 pm
John E. Dolibois Room, Shriver Center

Jim McClintock, who has led 14 research expeditions to Antarctica over the past 30 years as well as numerous educational tours, will take attendees on a virtual trip to the southernmost continent and discuss the impacts that climate change has made on Antarctica as well as Ohio. McClintock has written more than 200 scientific publications and co-edited and co-authored several books related to a multitude of aspects of marine invertebrates. He is the author of Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land and A Naturalist Goes Fishing: Casting in Fragile Waters from the Gulf of Mexico to New Zealand's South Island.

Sponsored by the Humanities Center, the Western Program, the Institute for Environment & Sustainability, and the departments of history, political science, international studies, media, journalism & film, global & intercultural studies, English, microbiology, biology, geology, and American studies.

A reception will follow the talk.

Jim McClintock
Jim McClintock
Endowed University Professor of Polar & Marine Biology, University of Alabama at Birmingham