The “Singing Scientist” Dr. Peter Weiss, an atmospheric chemist from the University of California, Santa Cruz, speaks about fog, mercury in the soil, and his role as a science educator. Also, Joe Jordan reports live from the Washington D.C. Science March.
Dr. Weiss’ research interests include sea-air transfer of methylated mercury and impacts on coastal marine fog, mercury bioaccumulation in coastal terrestrial food webs, the global biogeochemical cycle of mercury, sulfur, and nitrogen; and environmental toxicology and justice. More at his Fog Blog!
Air Date: April 23, 2017 on KSCO radio station AM1080