In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Catherine Clark of Chapman University explains the connection between sunlight and water pollution.
Catherine Clark is a professor of earth and environmental sciences at Chapman University in Orange, California. Her research is primarily focused on aquatic chemistry, specifically the photochemistry of dissolved organic material in coastal and ocean waters and the sources, distribution and photochemical reactions of pollutants in local waters. She holds a Ph. D. in chemistry from Boston University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Peter Meylan of Eckerd College reveals the long migrations that mark the life cycle of the sea turtle.
Peter Meylan is a professor of biology and marine science at Eckerd College in St. Petersburg, Florida. His research interests include the evolutionary history, ecology, and conservation biology of amphibians and reptiles, especially turtles. He has overseen various projects designed to study and track sea turtles in the Caribbean and Atlantic. He holds a Ph. D. from the University of Florida.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Jose Lopez of Seton Hall University explains the various uses for the little-known fourth state of matter, plasma.
Jose Lopez is an assistant professor of physics at Seton Hall University where he has conducted extensive research in the field of plasma physics. His primary focus is in the subfield of microplasmas, where he is recognized as an international expert. He holds a Ph.D. from the Stevens Institute of Technology.