On today’s show we hear about the impact of global warming on corals. Dr. Gary Weigenbach, Carleton College Winifred and Atherton Bean Professor of Biology, Science, Technology, and Society, Emeritus, will discuss the effects of global climate change on ocean corals. Alan will be taking his spot quizzes as they cover this interesting material.
Dr. Wagenbach biography:
Gary Wagenbach, the Winifred and Atherton Bean-Professor of Biology, Science,
Technology, and Society- Emeritus, taught biology and environmental studies at
Carleton for 39 years.
Wagenbach is currently a leader in off-campus studies directing ecology-oriented
programs in Bermuda, California, New Zealand, Australia, and Tanzania,
including work on coral reefs.
His on-campus courses included biology of invertebrates, parasitism and
symbiosis, and courses in the Environment and Technology Studies program.
He directed Carleton’s concentration in Environment and Technology Studies for
four years until retiring in 2008.
His research interests include water quality issues and threatened species of
His most recent project involves teacher training and K-12 curriculum
development for a bilingual (English & Burmese) school, Lumbini Academy,
located in Yangon, Myanmar.