Lecture on Antarctica and Climate Change
McClintock is the Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at UAB. His research has been funded continuously over the past 25 years by the National Science Foundation and focuses on aspects of marine invertebrate nutrition, reproduction, and primarily, Antarctic marine chemical ecology. His research has grown to include studies of the impacts of rapid climate change and ocean acidification on Antarctic marine algae and invertebrates.
He is the author of the popular book “Lost Antarctica: Adventures in a Disappearing Land.” He is also a Banana Slug, which is to say that he is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz, and also did postdoctoral research there.
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