Gretchen Hofmann, UCSB Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology
Hofmann will discuss her research showing that rising levels of carbon in Antarctic waters threaten the Antarctic food chain.
Reception and exhibition of paintings by artist Lily Simonson to follow. Simonson collaborated with Hofmann in the Antarctic to explore and sketch the obscure organisms and otherworldly scenes that are the subjects of her paintings.
Video of Hoffman's talk.