James McClintock

James McClintock is the Endowed University Professor of Polar and Marine Biology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is an expert on invertebrate nutrition, reproduction, and Antarctic marine chemical ecology, climate change, and ocean acidification. He has published over 250 scientific publications and his research has been featured in a variety of public media outlets including NPR's The Diane Rehm Show and On Point with Tom Ashbrook, National Geographic Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Discover Magazine, Scientific American Magazine, CNN, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and The Weather Channel. He is the author of two recent nationally acclaimed popular books: Lost Antarctica (Palgrave MacMillan) and A Naturalist Goes Fishing (Saint Martin’s Press). In 1998 the United States Board on Geographic Names designated the geographic feature “McClintock Point” in honor of his contributions to Antarctic science.

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Butterflies Beneath the Ice

by James McClintock

James McClintock, a scientist researching at McMurdo Station, Antartica makes an interesting discovery. 

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