Dr. Krantz will virtually fly us around the Salton Sea, California's largest and very troubled lake. The flight will not only give you a birds-eye view of its austere beauty and incredible biodiversity, but also of its complex environmental problems and potential solutions. This focus of the talk will be on opportunities for science faculty and students to explore the wide range of topis involved in Salton Sea science. The talk will feature the art and science of the Salton Sea Atlas project.
Professor, Environmental Studies Program, University of Redlands
Dr. Krantz has broad training and experience in environmental science and policy. He is an authority on the flora and fauna of the San Bernardino Mountains and Southern California; he has served as the Salton Sea Database Program Manager for 15 years; and has done extensive research on the geography of wines and on the natural history of French Polynesia. He was recently granted a Fulbright Lecture position in Vienna, Austria, where... Read More →