Marine Mammals in a Changing Sea: Sentinels or Sitting Targets?

Photo excerpted from a UAA article on Dr. Jennifer Burns’ research.

On the next Addressing Alaskanshear UAA biology professor Dr. Jennifer Burns discuss her research on mammals in polar environments. What do marine mammals need to survive? How may climate change impact their ability to make a good living in the ocean? Does it matter if the mammals live in the Arctic or Antarctic?

Burns’ talk, “Marine Mammals in a Changing Sea: Sentinels or Sitting Targets,” was recorded at a BLM Campbell Creek Science Center fireside chat in April.

BROADCAST ON KSKA: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST: Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 9:00 p.m. AKDT


  •  Dr. Jennifer Burns, University of Alaska Anchorage biology professor and field researcher

RECORDED: April 16, 2014, at the BLM Campbell Creek Science Center

HOST: BLM Campbell Creek Science Center


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